Skip to comments.Terrorists Attack Airport in Pakistan, Killing 13
Posted on 06/08/2014 8:21:07 PM PDT by Cronos
In a ferocious terrorist assault that stretched into Monday morning, suspected Islamist militants infiltrated Pakistans largest international airport in Karachi, waging an extended firefight against security forces that resulted in 23 deaths and shook the countrys already fragile sense of security.
... in addition to the 10 attackers, 13 other people had died, including 10 members of the Airport Security Forces and a flight engineer with Pakistan International Airlines, the state airline. They were well trained, he said of the assailants. Their plan was very well thought out.
...A spokeswoman at Jinnah Hospital in Karachi, Dr. Seemi Jamali, said that in addition to the dead, at least 16 people had been seriously injured, and all the citys hospitals were on alert.
A senior officer with the Rangers, a paramilitary force that helps secure the airport, told reporters that the attackers had been carrying Indian weapons, in an apparent suggestion of Indian involvement that was greeted with widespread derision on social media.
...Although the Taliban has frequently been behind attacks on Shiites and other religious and ethnic minorities in Pakistan, such violence in Baluchistan has more often been waged by other sectarian militias like Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. Human rights officials have accused Pakistans military of aiding or turning a blind eye toward those groups, as they are considered its allies in a long war against Baluch separatists.
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the A senior officer with the Rangers, a paramilitary force that helps secure the airport, told reporters that the attackers had been carrying Indian weapons, in an apparent suggestion of Indian involvement that was greeted with widespread derision on social media. is a joke -- and laughed at by Pakistanis.
Hatred oh India and Hindu’s is why Pakistan encouraged home grown terrorists. Taliban is the brain child of Pakistan ISI. So are many terrorist groups encouraged to cause terror in Kashmir. The Mumbai terror attackers were all from Pakistan.
Pakistan runs 40,000 Islamic schools called “madrassa”. Other rich Muslim countries help finance them in the name of Islam. These schools teach jihad as integral part of Koran.
The real Sad part is United States keeps giving Billions in gift money to Pakistan each year. That is why Pakistan was hiding Osama for all those years. They thought money will keep coming so long as Osama was alive and hiding. Guess what, money keeps coming even after Osama was discovered hiding in Pakistan, a stone’s throw away from their military academy.
Oh, I didn’t know Janet Napolitano got a job as Pakistan’s Homeland Security Chief.
Obviously India is NOT behind these attacks - they’re too busy trying to move into the modern world to waste time on terrorist nonsense.
Pakistan - our “great ally in the War on Terror” - is an entirely different story. There, the petty hatreds linger among a lot of radical Muslims .... and the scary part is, this country has nukes!!
Pakistan and India can’t wait until Barry’s Taliban 5 get back to Kabul.
What good times those will be.
The NY Times actually calling it terrorism?
They aren’t “militants” this time?
Was #MH370 damaged in the attack?
false flag to gin up popular uprising against India?
Time for another nuke stand off?
With no adults in Washington DC to step in and intervene this time
Oh no not Pock e stan