Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Ramadan Death Toll: Wednesday 31/07/13

(Kashmir) Indian troops foiled an second attempt in as many days by Pakistani terrorists who tried to infiltrate India from the world famed paradise that is their true Islamic homeland. This time around, 4 armed terrorists were shot dead.

(Sudan) 9 soldiers escorting a UN aid convoy were ambushed and killed by armed gunmen from the Islamic terrorist group "the Justice and Equality Movement of Jibrel Ibrahim".

(Lebanon) A hunt for a armed criminal in the Beckaa valley saw a soldier killed and another injured when four armed thugs decided to teach the army a lesson for being in their manor. (Beckaa Valley is a Hezb-allah stronghold.)

(Syria) An attack on a Government convoy carrying troops and Hezb-allah terrorists was hit by the rebel forces, killing 20.

(Iraq) A spate of drive-by shootings saw a carload of gunmen speed through a commercial street in Baghdad’s Shiite-dominated Ur district and open fire, apparently at random, killing five pedestrians and wounding nine others. In the southeastern suburb of Nahrawan, also a majority Shiite area, drive-by shooters sprayed farmers in a pick-up truck with bullets, killing two and wounding three. In the afternoon, gunmen killed five off-duty soldiers in a drive-by shooting near the city of Mosul, 360 kilometres northwest of Baghdad. Also, three Sunni anti-Al-Qaeda fighters were killed when gunmen in a speeding car sprayed their checkpoint with bullets near Hawija, 240 kilometres north of Baghdad.

Near Baghdad, a suicide bomber wearing explosive vest blew himself up near an army vehicle in Abu Ghraib area, some 25 km west of the capital, killing one soldier and wounding three, a police officer anonymously told Xinhua.

A civilian was killed and another wounded when unidentified gunmen opened fire on them in al-Amil district in the southwestern part of Baghdad.

Ramadan death toll is now at 4,099.