At a funeral. This attack was no doubt intended to make the Sunnis “victorious with terror” (as Muhammad himself put it — see Bukhari, book 4, vol. 52, no. 220).
From AP, with thanks to all who sent this in:
BAQOUBA, Iraq – A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people Wednesday at the funeral for the nephew of a Shiite politician, and 13 people were killed in other violence in Iraq, making Wednesday the deadliest day since the Dec. 15 parliamentary elections….
The bombing in Muqdadiyah left tombstones covered in blood. Police said more than 100 mourners were at the cemetery for the burial of a nephew of the director of the local hospital.
Thirty-six people were wounded along with the 30 killed, said Firas al-Nida, a doctor at hospital. Muqdadiyah is about 60 miles north of Baghdad.
The director of the hospital had survived an assassination attempt on Tuesday, when his nephew was fatally wounded.
The director is also the head of the local al-Dawa party, a junior partner in the country’s largest Shiite political coalition, the United Iraqi Alliance, police said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari is the head of the Dawa party.
Police Lt. Salam Hussine said the bombing was aimed at igniting a Shiite-Sunni civil war.