Militants accidentally set off own car bomb at training camp in Iraq, leaving 21 dead
BAGHDAD – Militants accidentally set off their own car bomb Monday at a training camp in the countryside north of Baghdad, leaving 21 dead and resulting in two dozen arrests, Iraqi officials said.I think I can safely say that THIS is exactly the kind of car bomb that we can all support. "Here, Achmed, you have to hook up the blue wire over he- NOT THE RED [BOOOOOOM]"
In the city of Mosul to the north, meanwhile, the speaker of parliament — one of the most prominent Sunni officials in Iraq — escaped unhurt from a roadside bomb attack on his motorcade.
But wait, it gets better. The explosion alerted the good guys, who swooped in, captured a bunch of insurgents, and shut down a facility where they made car bombs to kill innocent people.
- 21 Dead tangos.
- 22 Tangos in custody.
- One car bomb making facility shut down.
Damn, but that's a good day right there...
That is all.
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