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Muslims Kill At Least 85 More Muslims In Kirkuk

From those friends of terror at Reuters:

Vehicles burn after a bomb attack in Kirkuk, north of Baghdad, July 16, 2007.

Bombs kill at least 85 in Kirkuk

By Alister Bull

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – At least 85 people were killed on Monday by a suicide truck bomb in the volatile Iraqi city of Kirkuk, some of them trapped on a bus where they burned to death, according to a witness.

Police also said 180 people were wounded and they warned the death toll could rise from the blast that heightened tension in the northern city, shared by Kurds, Turkmen, Shi’ite and Sunni Arabs, that plans to hold a crucial referendum on its future.

The blast, near an office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan of Iraqi President Jalal Talaban, was one of several attacks in Kirkut that is supposed to vote this year on whether to join semi-autonomous Kurdistan.

“Tens of houses and shops were totally destroyed by the power of the explosion,” said Police General Torhan Abdul Rahman, the city’s deputy chief of police.

Dozens of cars were set on fire and passengers were trapped on a bus where they burned to death, said a Reuters cameraman at the scene.

Police said 25 of the wounded were in a critical condition and many bodies might still be buried in the rubble.

The truck detonated minutes apart from a car bomb in a busy Kirkuk shopping area that wounded two people, police said.

A police officer was killed and four officers were wounded soon after, when a parked car bomb exploded in southern Kirkuk, police said. A fourth car bomb was discovered and made safe…

[T]he devastation in Kirkuk, 70 km (50 miles) north of Tuz Khurmato where a massive truck bomb killed at least 130 on July 7, shows the scale of the [surge] challenge. Time is pressing.

Many Americans want their soldiers to come home soon and senior members of Bush’s own Republican Party have broken ranks to call for a change of war strategy.

Bush says he will not alter course before a September review to U.S. lawmakers from General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, his top two personnel in Iraq…

U.S. commanders says Iraqi security forces are a long way from being able to keep the peace without U.S. help and a senior officer told the New York Times that success would not be in sight before spring next year…

Yet another pep talk from our media to their allies, the terrorists:

Just keep blowing people up until September and you (we) will win.

Imagine how much better Hitler might have done with such encouragement from our watchdog media and their Democrat bosses.

This article was posted by Steve on Monday, July 16th, 2007. Comments are currently closed.

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