This wasn’t out in the badlands near the Afghan border. This was in Karachi, the nation’s largest city, a city of thirteen million people. And note (yet again) the Islamic explanation given for the murders: the one explanation that jihadists always give for their actions is the one that American analysts are bound and determined to ignore.
“Suicide bomber kills 3 Pakistani troops in Karachi,” by Adil Jawad for the Associated Press, November 8 (thanks to David):
KARACHI, Pakistan “” A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a truck packed with explosives into a compound housing a paramilitary force in Pakistan’s largest city on Thursday, killing three officers and wounding 20….
Thursday”s attack targeted a housing compound for the Rangers, a paramilitary force that is tasked with helping Karachi police maintain security in the city, said Javed Odho, deputy inspector general of the Karachi police….
Taliban spokesman Ahsanullah Ahsan said the group claimed responsibility for the attack.
“We punished the Rangers as they are working against us and they are doing nothing to serve Islam,” Ahsan told The Associated Press over the telephone from an undisclosed location….