Skip to comments.Peacekeepers attacked in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula
Posted on 09/15/2012 1:35:37 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Armed men attacked foreign peacekeepers operating in Egypt's North Sinai today, in what appears to be an opportunistic attack by Islamist militants inspired by the anti-American protests that have swept the Muslim world in the past few days.
The attackers threw hand grenades, fired rocket-propelled grenades, briefly entered the peacekeepers camp, and raised a black Islamist flag, according to a former Egyptian state security officer who spoke with several officers on the base. The former Egyptian officer asked not to be identified by name.
....The militants made their way 30 to 50 meters inside the camp before they retreated under fire from Colombian soldiers. The attackers were shouting the Islamic profession of faith There is no God but God and Mohammed is his prophet, as well as Down with the Zionist infidels and Were here to kill the Zionists and protectors of the Zionists, according to the source who spoke with officers on the scene. The source estimates there were 150-200 attackers, who used 4x4 vehicles. They damaged at least one of the four non-armed Black Hawk helicopters on the base during the attack.
Three of the wounded have been evacuated to Israel, according to the source. American and Fijian troops are now responsible for securing the camp.....
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Thank God for Fiji, they make the whole world safe!
according to this
relations between the US and Fiji is not so good.
I'm hard pressed to come up with a list countries Obama has good relations with....
And once again “The Won” fiddles while things are going up in flames.
Inside every muslim is an Islamic Rage Boy just waitng for the trigger to be pulled.