Islamic State truck bombing at Baghdad market kills 67
BAGHDAD (AP) — A truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early on Thursday morning, killing at least 67 people, police officials said, in one of the deadliest single blasts in the Iraqi capital in years.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the explosion, saying it targeted a gathering place of Shiites and vowed more such attacks.
The truck hit the Jameela market in the Iraqi capital’s crowded Sadr City neighborhood shortly after dawn, according to two local police officers. They said at least 152 people were wounded at the market, which is the main center for produce and food sales in Baghdad. SOURCE
Oddly enough I posted this picture on Facebook yesterday and was chastised by a friend of a friend for not having a proper *Christian* attitude, you know; the old *love your enemy* and *hate the sin but love the sinner* thing and again I was reminded of a line I heard a while back, *I don’t have a problem with God, it’s his fan club I can’t stand.*
Well, here is the honest truth of the matter; I don’t really have a problem with the *Fan Club*, but some of the members are a real pain in the ass.
We didn’t start this fight but after 2 attacks on the WTC, one on the Pentagon, the crash in Pennsylvania, the bombing at the Marine Barracks in Beirut and any number of other attacks, you can’t expect me to be all open hearted and filled with Christian sympathy over this attack in Sadr City. If you are, well, that’s YOU.