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Iraqi militants accidentally set off bomb, 21 dead
Yahoo ^ | 2-10-14 | SAMEER N. YACOUB

Posted on 02/10/2014 3:41:03 PM PST by smokingfrog

BAGHDAD (AP) — An instructor teaching his militant recruits how to make car bombs accidentally set off explosives in his demonstration Monday, killing 21 of them in a huge blast that alerted authorities to the existence of the rural training camp in an orchard north of Baghdad. Nearly two dozen people were arrested, including wounded insurgents trying to hobble away from the scene.

The fatal goof by the al-Qaida breakaway group that dominates the Sunni insurgency in Iraq happened on the same day that the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, a prominent Sunni whom the militants consider a traitor, escaped unhurt from a roadside bomb attack on his motorcade in the northern city of Mosul.

Nevertheless, the events underscored the determination of the insurgents to rebuild and regain the strength they enjoyed in Iraq at the height of the war until U.S.-backed Sunni tribesmen turned against them. The militants are currently battling for control of mainly Sunni areas of western Iraq in a key test of the Shiite-led government's ability to maintain security more than two years after the withdrawal of U.S. troops.

While the Iraqi army has been attacking insurgent training camps in the vast desert of western Anbar province near the Syrian border, it is unusual to find such a camp in the center of the country, just 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of the capital.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: baghdad; bang; carbomb; explosion
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1 posted on 02/10/2014 3:41:04 PM PST by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

It’s the Will of Allah.


2 posted on 02/10/2014 3:43:12 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: smokingfrog

so the bomb worked ...


3 posted on 02/10/2014 3:43:32 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: smokingfrog

4 posted on 02/10/2014 3:43:35 PM PST by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: smokingfrog

"HEY,...someone's gonna poke an eye out"

5 posted on 02/10/2014 3:44:06 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: smokingfrog

6 posted on 02/10/2014 3:44:49 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: smokingfrog

I think that was Achmed the Dead Terrorists story.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wskT6YfVB6E


7 posted on 02/10/2014 3:45:19 PM PST by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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To: smokingfrog

It was a case of Premature Detonation...

8 posted on 02/10/2014 3:47:32 PM PST by GraceG
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To: smokingfrog

9 posted on 02/10/2014 3:47:43 PM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: smokingfrog

Just like ole Bill Ayers’ Weather Underground buddies in Greenwich Village. The term “Poetic Justice” is certainly appropriate.


10 posted on 02/10/2014 3:49:51 PM PST by Monterrosa-24 ( ...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: smokingfrog

it is unusual to find such a camp in the center of the country, just 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of the capital.

I would be willing to bet there are muslim training camps
that close to OUR capital.


11 posted on 02/10/2014 3:49:55 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: smokingfrog

If the instructions were in Hebrew, you might want to rethink what you are doing...


12 posted on 02/10/2014 3:49:56 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: smokingfrog

Auditioning for a Monty Python skit, no doubt. Do it again...practice makes perfect.


13 posted on 02/10/2014 3:49:59 PM PST by GoldenPup
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To: smokingfrog

Insh’allah


14 posted on 02/10/2014 3:50:17 PM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: moder_ator

Why was my post on the same topic, just different sources, pulled as “dupe”?


15 posted on 02/10/2014 3:51:18 PM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: smokingfrog

21 new virgins!


16 posted on 02/10/2014 3:51:19 PM PST by bray (The Republic of Texas: www.braylog.com/id47.html)
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To: smokingfrog
2 Chronicles 20:20
And they rose early in the morning and went out into the wilderness of Tekoa. And when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Hear me, Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in the Lord your God, and you will be established; believe his prophets, and you will succeed.” 21 And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed those who were to sing to the Lord and praise him in holy attire, as they went before the army, and say,

“Give thanks to the Lord,
for his steadfast love endures forever.”

22 And when they began to sing and praise, the Lord set an ambush against the men of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir, who had come against Judah, so that they were routed. 23 For the men of Ammon and Moab rose against the inhabitants of Mount Seir, devoting them to destruction, and when they had made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, they all helped to destroy one another.

17 posted on 02/10/2014 3:54:07 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: smokingfrog

God is good.


18 posted on 02/10/2014 3:55:38 PM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crused it. -M. Twain)
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To: smokingfrog
My my, that's worse than this one.

Syrian Rebel Blows Self Up While Misfiring Rocket Propelled Grenade

19 posted on 02/10/2014 3:55:56 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: smokingfrog

A Teacher’s Union Teacher of the Year!


20 posted on 02/10/2014 3:57:20 PM PST by Jacquerie (Your sovereignty has been stolen. Reclaim it. Article V.)
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To: smokingfrog

I, for one, ain’t mourning these fanatics. There are a lot of people who would surely have died if these men had lived to do their worst.


21 posted on 02/10/2014 4:00:17 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: smokingfrog

Ahmed, put the ad in the paper. We need more bomb testers!


22 posted on 02/10/2014 4:02:44 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Paladin2

It’s the will of Allah that his followers are dumb as a box of rocks.They ever hear of using dummy ordinance when training?


23 posted on 02/10/2014 4:03:08 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Doogle

You’ll get your eye poked out by flying bone fragments.


24 posted on 02/10/2014 4:04:26 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: smokingfrog
" ... a huge blast that alerted authorities to the existence of the rural training camp in an orchard north of Baghdad."

ACHMED !

Sir!

What's this about a secret training camp out the road?

Sir ... I had no idea ... really ... y'gutt'a BELIEVE me.

OK ... is the soccer game on ?

25 posted on 02/10/2014 4:06:12 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: smokingfrog

Good.. a few billion more and we’ll be able to take a break.


26 posted on 02/10/2014 4:07:19 PM PST by maddog55
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To: smokingfrog

Well, they are supposed to be suicide bombers aren’t they? Mission accomplished!!


27 posted on 02/10/2014 4:08:01 PM PST by JimSEA
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28 posted on 02/10/2014 4:09:49 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: smokingfrog

Oops!!


29 posted on 02/10/2014 4:11:28 PM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: smokingfrog

I wish Gary Larson was still alive to put out cartoons about this bunch!!


30 posted on 02/10/2014 4:13:41 PM PST by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: smokingfrog

And people are afraid these guys are going to take over the world.


31 posted on 02/10/2014 4:16:14 PM PST by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: smokingfrog

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ytCEuuW2_A


32 posted on 02/10/2014 4:17:59 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: ex-snook
Just wait until they accidentally set off a nuke.
33 posted on 02/10/2014 4:18:55 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

I don’t care who you are...That’s funny!


34 posted on 02/10/2014 4:19:00 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: smokingfrog

I hate when that happens.


35 posted on 02/10/2014 4:20:43 PM PST by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: tet68
I would be willing to bet there are Muslim training camps that close to OUR capital.

There's one in the White House, is that close enough to the Capitol?

36 posted on 02/10/2014 4:21:26 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Former Fetus

Come on. I know its funny, well deserved, and long overdue, but 4 or 5 threads should be enough, doncha think?


37 posted on 02/10/2014 4:23:43 PM PST by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: smokingfrog

Darwin Award nominee... And, current favorite for the title.


38 posted on 02/10/2014 4:27:51 PM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: smokingfrog

darn the luck


39 posted on 02/10/2014 4:28:51 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: tet68
I would be willing to bet there are muslim training camps that close to OUR capital.

...and funded by US taxpayers...

40 posted on 02/10/2014 4:33:26 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: smokingfrog
The fatal goof by the al-Qaida breakaway group

goof ?

Is that like oopsie?

41 posted on 02/10/2014 4:40:15 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: smokingfrog

Here’s a little fact for you: did you know that the famous terrorist book “The Anarchists Cookbook” was written by a CIA agent? His name was William Powell. He was an expert at concocting explosives , but every single recipe he but in that book had one crucial element missing. So anybody who tried to create explosives following the instructions in his book wound up blowing themselves up. Back in the violent anti-war era of the 1960’s, that little book killed more domestic terrorists than the entire CIA and FBI combined. And that is exquisitely Machiavellian.


42 posted on 02/10/2014 4:40:46 PM PST by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy)
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To: tet68

I would be willing to bet there are Muslim training camps
that close to OUR capital.


And if they ever started to use their training I will raise your bet with one of mine that they will use that as the excuse to disarm the law-abiding Americans instead of the Muslim terrorists.


43 posted on 02/10/2014 4:48:00 PM PST by The Working Man
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To: Doogle

+1


44 posted on 02/10/2014 4:50:16 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: GraceG

This Saturday evening, AAC in Dallas baybee! Me and She Who Must Be Obeyed are THERE!!!


45 posted on 02/10/2014 4:59:49 PM PST by West Texas Chuck (Those who "try" often fail, those who DO often succeed.)
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To: Paladin2

too bad so sad ;(


46 posted on 02/10/2014 5:07:57 PM PST by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: smokingfrog

Like they used to say at my Job, One Oops is worth Ninety Nine Atta Boys.


47 posted on 02/10/2014 5:10:49 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: smokingfrog

LOL!


48 posted on 02/10/2014 5:35:37 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Vince Ferrer
thank you...
49 posted on 02/10/2014 5:56:11 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: smokingfrog
OSHA will NOT be pleased...
50 posted on 02/10/2014 5:58:05 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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