Trying to attain Paradise, as promised in the Qur'an for those who "kill and are killed" for Allah (9:111).
"Suicide bomber kills 5 soldiers in Pakistan," by Nasir Habib for CNN, August 18 (thanks to Kenneth):
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A suicide bomber in a car detonated his explosives near a checkpoint in Pakistan, killing five soldiers, authorities said Saturday.
The attack occurred near Quetta in Balochistan province, according to Murtaza Baig, a spokesman for the paramilitary forces.
The suicide bomber had 50 kilograms (110 pounds) of explosives and blew himself up when he was stopped near the checkpoint, according to the spokesman....