Major attacks this year aside from the most recent death totals:
Major attacks in Iraq since Jan. 1, when a
new U.S.-Iraqi security pact took effect:
_ Oct. 25 — Two powerful car bombs explode in downtown Baghdad, killing at least 75 people in an apparent attempt to target the fragile city's government offices.
_ Aug. 19 — A double truck bombing in Baghdad kills 65 at the Foreign Ministry and 28 at the Finance Ministry. Two other bombs, including one near the Health Ministry, kill 8. More than 500 are wounded in the attacks.
_ Aug. 7 — A suicide truck bomb targets a Shiite mosque in a northern suburb of Mosul, flattening the mosque and killing at least 44 people. The attack also injures more than 200 people. Bombings against Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad kill seven.
_ June 24 — Bomb rips through crowded market in Baghdad's Sadr City, killing 78.
_ May 20 — A parked car bomb explodes near several restaurants in northwest Baghdad, killing 41.
_April 29 — Twin car bombing in a popular shopping area in Sadr City, the biggest Shiite district in Baghdad, kills 51 people.
_ April 24 — Back-to-back female suicide bombings kill 71 people outside the most important Shiite shrine in Baghdad in Kazimiyah.
_ April 23 — Suicide bomber strikes restaurant in Muqdadiyah, kills at least 53, including 44 Iranian pilgrims, three Iraqis and six burned beyond recognition bodies.
_ March 10 — Suicide bomber targets tribal leaders at market in Abu Ghraib, killing 33.
_ March 8 — Suicide bomber strikes police academy in Baghdad, killing at least 30.
_ Feb. 13 — Female suicide bomber targets Shiite pilgrims in Musayyib, killing 40.
_ Jan. 4 — Female suicide bomber strikes Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad, killing 38.
Poor people " INSURGENTS " having access to Military grade explosives- How?
Damage, severe damage.
And of course death:
Damage that indicates the size/scope of the blast-blasts.
So one can ask why this didn't/doesn't garner more air time in the West/USA?
Credit Fintan Dunn @ BFN He's done an EXCELLENT job of covering both Iraq and Afghanistan and I for one appreciate his efforts.
The Link and it's entire content:WARNING Not for the faint of heart:
http://breakfornews.com/forum/viewtopic ... sc&start=0
Bring Em Home Cole