Saturday, July 27, 2013

Ramadan Death Toll: Sat 27/07/13

(Afghanistan) Seven people, including a Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander and his three bodyguards, were killed following a suicide bomb attack which took place around 6:00pm local time on Friday after a suicide bomber detonated explosives packed in a motorcycle.

2 US servicemen were killed on Saturday by way of an IED attack.

(Pakistan) At least seven security personnel were killed when terrorists attacked a checkpoint with rockets near the Pakistan-Iran border in Gwadar district of Balochistan on Saturday.

Elsewhere, Pakistani soldiers came off worse when they opened fire on Indian checkpoints inside Kashmir today for no reason other than it is Ramadan. In the ensuring firefight, the Indian forces managed to send one of Allah's followers to meet his master and ensured that another will be going real soon. No Indian forces were injured in this stupid attack.

(Philippines) On the southern Island of Mindanao, which has been blighted by a decades-old rebellion by elements of the large Muslim minority in the mainly Catholic Asian nation, somebody just happened to leave a bomb inside a restaurant in the port city of Cagayan de Oro. The ensuring blast killed 6 people and injured 40 more. Muslim groups, including the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), have waged a guerrilla war for a separate Islamic state in Mindanao since the 1970s, a conflict that has claimed an estimated 150,000 lives.

(Somalia) A car bomb targeted the Turkish mission inside Mogadishu, killing 6 people - two Somali security guards, a university student and three attackers. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. "We are behind the martyrdom explosion," the group claimed via Twitter. "The Turkish were our main target."

(Sudan) Bitter infighting in Sudan's Darfur region between 2 Arab tribes (Salamat and Messiria) saw 94 people killed during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

(Nigeria) A vigilante group in the Islamic North of Nigeria arrested a known thug of the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram and after finding him guilty of being a terrorist they carried out their own form of Islamic justice by pouring petrol all over him and setting him on fire.

(Iraq) Eight people were shot dead Saturday night in Sadr City to the east of Baghdad. Elsewhere, a policeman was shot dead in Mosul and a doctor was shot dead in Baghdad.

(Syria) A missile strike in Aleppo killed 29 people, including 19 children.

Ramadan death toll is now at 3,496.