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Bomb Blast at University of Oklahoma (Breaking on Fox) - suicide bomber at OU
Fox News/ ^ | oct. 1, 2005

Posted on 10/01/2005 7:05:29 PM PDT by blogblogginaway

Edited on 10/01/2005 7:21:56 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

From Staff Reports
NORMAN -- An explosion near the University of Oklahoma's Gaylord Family-Memorial Stadium killed one person Saturday, OU officials said.

The explosion happened at the courtyard near the George Lynn Cross Hall, Botany-Microbiology Building on OU's campus, which is west of the stadium, according to Sgt. Gary Robinson of the University police department.

The explosion happened during the second quarter of Oklahoma's game against Kansas State.

After the explosion, police set up a perimeter of several blocks and made fans exit the stadium to the east.

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To: dirtbiker
I wonder how Satan treats those homicide bombers who screw up and only kill themselves......

2,181 posted on 10/02/2005 11:56:41 AM PDT by gortklattu (Dinos are better than Rinos)
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To: ARealMothersSonForever

What is truly bizzare is that they are labeling this a 'suicide' then other other hand state they don't know what the motive of the individual was.

"Kerry Pettingill, Oklahoma homeland security director, said the incident was under criminal investigation and the motive behind the explosion was not known."

2,182 posted on 10/02/2005 11:57:15 AM PDT by BlackRain
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To: hoboken109

Why is it a stretch? It happens everywhere. Just because it hasn't happened here before in no way means that it can't or won't.

2,183 posted on 10/02/2005 11:57:50 AM PDT by ArmyTeach (Pray daily for our troops...)
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To: PhiKapMom
1. Have the authorities had a press conference?

2. Are there still police at the explosion site?

3. Did you get any sleep last night?

LOL, thanks for all your info!
2,184 posted on 10/02/2005 11:58:09 AM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: Ciexyz

"The world is going to pot."

And has been for at least the last 4000 years... There is nothing new under the sun. Or as we say in the USAF, "same stuff, different day." (admittedly, we usually used a slightly different word for "stuff" but I'm I'm trying to clean up my act, since I am now working with children, rather than young airmen."

2,185 posted on 10/02/2005 11:58:21 AM PDT by Old Student (WRM, MSgt, USAF(Ret.))
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To: Ciexyz

You haven't use the term, or the pot?? (kidding!) ;)

2,186 posted on 10/02/2005 11:58:47 AM PDT by dmw
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To: Nam Vet

"Page Hopkins - FNC: "...........a second explosive device was found near the body."

NOT. The initial reports said they couldn't make a determination. You'll find no report that said the body was blown to bits. You and others inferred that on your own.

Most likely, a determination had not been made before initial reports because no one got close enough to see the body yet. They would not move in until they sent the robots and dogs to check the area and blow up the backpack.

Within a couple hours after the initial reports, there were reports that the body was a male.

2,187 posted on 10/02/2005 11:59:13 AM PDT by KingKongCobra (Trying to save the "Donner Party" from themselves.)
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To: HHKrepublican
Or a suicide involving a bomb?

Probably should look in the stats for this before guessing, but my guess is that suicide involving a bomb is on the order of 10,000 to one against. My guess is most suicides are carbon monoxide, gun shot, sharp instrument, jumping off high place, or drugs. I'm not a young person, but this would be the first ever that I have heard of a suicide using a bomb that was not terrorist related.

2,188 posted on 10/02/2005 11:59:41 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: johnny7

Very much appreciated. This morning there seemed to be a reversal according to press accounts that there was no second explosive device. Now Fox indicates that the Freepers original info. was correct last night.

2,189 posted on 10/02/2005 11:59:50 AM PDT by conservativepoet
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To: gortklattu
wonder how Satan treats those homicide bombers who screw up and only kill themselves......

They are treated to 72 herpes ridden crack whores who all look like Helen Thomas.

2,190 posted on 10/02/2005 12:00:35 PM PDT by teenyelliott (Soylent green should be made outta liberals...)
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To: KingKongCobra
A University police spokesman, Sgt. Gary Robinson, said a hazardous device unit searched a cordoned-off area that also includes the journalism and architecture buildings, where the second device was apparently found.

It was unclear Saturday night whether terrorism played a role in the explosion, Robinson said.
2,191 posted on 10/02/2005 12:01:50 PM PDT by BlackRain
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To: gortklattu

Probably the same way he treats all of them, even the successful ones......

2,192 posted on 10/02/2005 12:02:17 PM PDT by brytlea (All you need as ID to vote in FL is your Costco card...)
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To: Lizarde


2,193 posted on 10/02/2005 12:03:46 PM PDT by Dr. Eckleburg (There are very few shades of gray)
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To: conservativepoet

"Didn't you just hear Fox news reporting that a 2nd explosive device was found near the body? That was reported about 1 hr. ago."

Yeah, I also heard Boren say that was incorrect this morning. FOX is stuck on last night's story.

2,194 posted on 10/02/2005 12:04:32 PM PDT by KingKongCobra (Trying to save the "Donner Party" from themselves.)
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To: All
Latest article

Sunday, October 02, 2005

Person kills self outside Sooner football game

Norman, OK (Sports Network) - Local police are investigating an explosion that occurred within 100 yards of Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday evening and killed one person.

At this point, authorities are saying that a person blew themself up in a suicide bombing that happened just outside the stadium.

The blast happened just prior to halftime of the Oklahoma-Kansas State football game, which the Sooners won 43-21.

"We are apparently dealing with an individual suicide which is under full investigation," said Oklahoma president David L. Boren. "At no time was anyone in the stadium in danger. Law enforcement officials and bomb experts on site were activated in the area immediately.

"Prior to the game, the entire stadium was swept by the expert bomb teams with the help of dogs. Passouts were suspended during halftime for security reasons in order to enhance safety for the fans. A second device which was found during the initial search has been detonated."

The explosion was heard inside the stadium, but there was no mention of what happened over the stadium public address system. The PA announcer, however, did instruct fans to avoid the area when exiting the game.
2,195 posted on 10/02/2005 12:05:00 PM PDT by blogblogginaway
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To: BlackRain

Google Earth the area, near the Duck Pond. See if there are any Mosque-like buildings near there. Do not jump to any conclusions.

2,196 posted on 10/02/2005 12:05:09 PM PDT by ARealMothersSonForever (The Land o' Gar (yes I have a gunrack in my truck))
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To: conservativepoet; OXENinFLA

Link worked now, amazingly it seems as if another coverup is in progress. As to the statement someone made about not being able to silence 90,000 people....TWA-800

2,197 posted on 10/02/2005 12:05:40 PM PDT by FlashBack (When I grow up I wanna be a coWboy.)
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To: dmw

My wild days at PSU are long over, but fondly remembered. I feel sorry for the kids on today's campuses, having to deal with Homeland Security issues, overbearing opinionated professors who punish them for being conservative, and the fears of terrorist bombings in their residence halls, libraries, classrooms, etc.

2,198 posted on 10/02/2005 12:05:44 PM PDT by Ciexyz (Let us always remember, the Lord is in control.)
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To: Ciexyz

U.S. Suicide Statistics (2001)

Suicide Methods
Rate Per
Number 100,000 % of Total
All Other Methods.........13,753........4.8.........49.9
Hanging or Suffocation.....6,198........2.2.........20.2
Cutting / Pieercing..........458........0.2..........1.5

The list includes 97.5% of all suicides. Suicide by bomb can be no more than 2.5%. I see suicide by refusing medical treatment is not in the list and probably is most of the remaining 2.5%

2,199 posted on 10/02/2005 12:08:42 PM PDT by staytrue
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To: staytrue

I know of one incident, here in rural PA, that happened in the 50's. A coal miner sat in the middle of the street out in front of his home with dynamite and set it off.

My wife was just a young girl then, but she said her and her sisters walked by several days later and there was still small pieces of flesh in the trees and shrubbery.

Being a coal miner he had access to dynamite.

By the way his old lady had a boyfriend while he worked the night shift.

2,200 posted on 10/02/2005 12:10:03 PM PDT by besafe05
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