Skip to comments.Series of bombings in Baghdad area kill dozens
Posted on 02/17/2013 7:52:34 PM PST by Olog-hai
Car bombs tore through shopping areas within minutes of each other in mainly Shiite neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 37 people and wounding more than 100.
The attacks come amid rising sectarian discord in Iraq and appear aimed at shaking Iraqis confidence in the Shiite-led government. The explosions struck at the start of the local work week and primarily targeted outdoor markets.
Violence in Iraq has fallen since the height of sectarian fighting in 2006 and 2007, but insurgents still frequently launch lethal attacks against security forces and civilians. It was the third time this month that attacks have claimed more than 20 lives in a single day.
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See? Now that we have MorroccoBomber as Prez, well, EVERYTHING IS JUST PEACHY...!!!
Pretty hard for me to get worked up over this.
Even if it means expansion of the Caliphate?
As long as a single muslim draws a breath he will be trying to expand the caliphate, sunni, shiite, wahabi, whatever.
There are a few less today.
But stuff like this doesn’t halt the expansion. It does do the reverse.
Still, I’d be delighted to sow discord in the house of my enemy.
It’s a hell of a lot more effective that muslim out-retch...
Not until there is a reformation in that culture will these things be one a rare event. Until then, the mindless killers will continue to kill each other
Good thing the American soldiers aren’t there anymore causing this kind of violence.
Remember, our new Secretary of State kerry says we are the terrorists, assaulting women and children in the night.
Sorry. Did the illustrious SoS have a statement on this?
Didn’t think so.
UBL is dead and GM is saved!!!
Wogs will be wogs.