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‘Microphone bomb’ kills Afghan governor
NY Post ^ | Oct. 15, 2013

Posted on 10/17/2013 9:11:37 AM PDT by nuconvert

A bomb in a mosque killed a provincial governor Tuesday in the highest profile assassination in recent months, part of an intensified campaign to intimidate Afghanistan’s administration as it prepares for elections and the withdrawal of foreign troops after 12 years of war.

The bomb killed Gov. Arsallah Jamal of eastern Logar province as he delivered a speech at the main mosque in the provincial capital of Puli Alam to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The attack also wounded 15 people, five of them critically, said his spokesman, Din Mohammad Darwesh.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; afghanwar; assassination; microphonebomb

1 posted on 10/17/2013 9:11:37 AM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

Aaaaah, the old bomb in the microphone ploy.


2 posted on 10/17/2013 9:16:24 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: nuconvert

Testing...Testing...BOOM!


3 posted on 10/17/2013 9:17:37 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: nuconvert

“It looks just like a Telefunken U47.”


4 posted on 10/17/2013 9:18:21 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: nuconvert

Only fanatical Muslims would think that Allah approves of murdering people in Mosques. That’s the kind of guy Allah is.


5 posted on 10/17/2013 9:20:49 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: nuconvert

A bomb in a mosque


6 posted on 10/17/2013 9:21:08 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Let your 'Yes' mean 'Yes,' and your 'No' mean 'No.' Matthew 5:37)
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To: nuconvert
Is that a bomb in your microphone, or are you just happy to see me?
7 posted on 10/17/2013 9:21:41 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Old Yeller

I’ve had the evil thought that the best place to put a weapon for assassination, would be in a TV camera. It’s the only way the target would happily put himself right in your sights.

Probably been done in the movies, but I dunno.


9 posted on 10/17/2013 9:27:14 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Old Yeller

Black helicopters will descend on your address in 3....2...1...


10 posted on 10/17/2013 9:27:16 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Tijeras_Slim

““It looks just like a Telefunken U47.””

Hope not! They’re hard to find, expensive when found, and very, very good!


11 posted on 10/17/2013 9:27:37 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: bigbob

That was done in Afghanistan just before 9/11

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmad_Shah_Massoud

I hope this assasination doesn’t have the same implications.


12 posted on 10/17/2013 9:34:46 AM PDT by coolgenner
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To: coolgenner

*ouch*

If so, we should know in a day or two.


13 posted on 10/17/2013 9:36:42 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: Jeff Chandler
A bomb in a mosque

That's a bomb in a bull.

14 posted on 10/17/2013 9:51:25 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: Puppage

“And if I’m wrong, may Allah strike me down dead.”


15 posted on 10/17/2013 9:52:46 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Old Yeller

You are wrong.

That is an evil post you just did.

Here in America, we VOTE people out of office.

Repent.


16 posted on 10/17/2013 9:53:04 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: fishtank

Yeah, they last thing we need is for Obama to be immortalized like JFK.


17 posted on 10/17/2013 9:53:42 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nuconvert

Sounds like somebody rolled off a little of his top end.


18 posted on 10/17/2013 9:58:46 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: coolgenner; LucyT

#12 ping.
I had the same thought, coolgenner.


19 posted on 10/17/2013 10:04:08 AM PDT by Velveeta
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To: nuconvert

islamists killing islamists at least keeps them for that time from killing anyone else.


20 posted on 10/17/2013 10:27:48 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I thought that was a Neumann.

Or are Neumann and Telefunken the same company?

Anyway, I saved up for YEARS to buy one of those, and then lost it all.
21 posted on 10/17/2013 10:29:37 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: left that other site

never mind!

I just found the Telefunken on the web. Looks like the same mic.


22 posted on 10/17/2013 10:43:41 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: bigbob

I can’t tell if your joking or not, but yeah, it has been done over there.. Ahmad Shah Massoud was the leader of the Northern Alliance (more or less allied with us) and killed by suicide bomber with explosives in a camera.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmad_Shah_Massoud


23 posted on 10/17/2013 11:05:48 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: bigbob

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmad_Shah_Massoud#Assassination

Been done. 2 days before 9-11.


25 posted on 10/17/2013 11:10:34 AM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: bigbob

short story idea.

politicians and any news person has to sit in front of shotgun cameras when speaking on air. the cameras are self-aiming.

viewers have buttons on their remotes that say “Shoot”. If enough people push their buttons, the shotgun camera fires.


26 posted on 10/17/2013 11:20:27 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Rats, Bucky — you beat me to it. Guess the goons will visit you before they get to my house...


27 posted on 10/17/2013 11:51:04 AM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Oops... Shoulda looked more closely at your ID, Buckeye! Sorry...


28 posted on 10/17/2013 11:52:26 AM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: DJ Frisat

A bomb in a mosque?????? Who would have thought...


29 posted on 10/17/2013 12:05:43 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

If you get thrown in jail because of that post, you deserve it.


30 posted on 10/17/2013 12:17:28 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: fishtank
Yep, because that's never happened before....


31 posted on 10/17/2013 12:20:27 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: fishtank

What, Afghan Governors don’t use teleprompters?


32 posted on 10/17/2013 12:23:41 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: nuconvert

33 posted on 10/17/2013 12:25:53 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: dfwgator

Two wrongs.


34 posted on 10/17/2013 12:26:39 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: nuconvert

Can someone do something about the feedba(inaudible)


35 posted on 10/17/2013 1:58:21 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Teleprompters need too much electricity, and even Kabul is unsteady


36 posted on 10/17/2013 1:59:57 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: dfwgator

Allah sez.., “Don’t tempt me...” ;)


37 posted on 10/17/2013 2:01:02 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: nuconvert

38 posted on 10/18/2013 4:19:03 AM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO!)
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