The jihad in Iraq continues to escalate in advance of the elections, clearly targeting and intending to terrorize innocent civilians. From CNN, :
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — A suicide bomber on a bus in Baghdad killed at least 30 people and wounded 25 others Thursday, police said.
The bus was packed with passengers traveling home for the weekend, authorities said….
In August the bus station was the scene of a horrific triple car bombing which killed at least 43 people and wounded 89, The Associated Press said.
Officials have warned attacks could increase as Iraq’s December 15 parliamentary elections draw closer.