Misunderstanders of Islam vow to fight on in Somalia with suicide bombings and more. No doubt Ibrahim Hooper of CAIR is dispatching an elite force to Somalia this very minute, to explain to these fellows that suicide is forbidden in Islam. “Islamist stragglers vow guerrilla tactics, suicides,” by Elizabeth A. Kennedy for AP, with thanks to Sr. Soph:
MOGADISHU, Somalia “” Islamist fighters hiding in Mogadishu since their movement’s main force was driven from the Somali capital say they will heed al Qaeda’s call for guerrilla attacks and suicide bombings against Ethiopian troops whose intervention was key to the Islamists’ defeat.
“I am committed to die for the sake of my religion, and the al Qaeda deputy’s speech only encourages me to go ahead with my holy war,” 18-year-old Sahal Abdi told the Associated Press, referring to an audio message posted on the Internet yesterday….
Interviews with militants who fought with the Islamic Courts Union and went underground when most of their comrades fled Mogadishu last week suggest their movement is ready for battle.
Somalia’s interior minister says 3,500 fighters are hiding in and around the capital.