Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Baghdad bombing victims mainly general public


At least 26 people have been killed and 190 others injured in a car bombing in the central Iraqi capital, Baghdad, police and medical sources say.
The sources said the attack was carried out at a religious endowment headquarters in the Baab al-Muadham neighborhood of Baghdad at 11:00 a.m. local time (0800 GMT) on Monday. 
from 26 killed, 190 wounded in Baghdad car bombing
The attacker targeted the Shia Endowment – a government-run body that manages religious and cultural sites – scattering the dead and wounded along a main street nearby and reducing part of its headquarters to rubble, police said.
from Baghdad suicide bomber kills dozens in attack on Shia office
British Summer Time operates from the last Sunday in March until the last Sunday in October.  The UK moves its clocks forward from Greenwich Mean Time by one hour (GMT+1). 
from British Summer Time

The media's "explanations" seem to indicate that the bombing was predictable, and the likely perpetrators well known, but still the intelligence services were supposedly unable to prevent it.  I haven't seen any indications of a plan for an investigation - just the usual lame, instantly-announced cover stories.

Note that the victims were apparently mainly OUTSIDE, and had nothing to do with the organization that was supposedly the target. (This reflects the general theme of the "war on terror": tit-for-tat "misdirected" terror, crushing mankind between those who are supposedly fighting each other.)  I surmise that the actual target was the general population of Baghdad, going about their daily business before the temperature got above 110F.  Naturally, the rescue workers had no choice but to slave away all day in the equivalent of Hell.

Meanwhile, as  the Queen and her hive blithely enjoyed themselves more than humanly possible, probably partly celebrating the British empire's subjugation of mankind, as reflected by the bombing. The bombing occurred at 11 Baghdad time, and 9 London time (just as the third day of Queen's Jubilee was getting underway), and about 3 hours before the full Moon.