“The Americans Love Pepsi-Cola, We Love Death” Alert: the procession was going down the street while cutting their heads until the blood streamed down their faces, and then the bomber tried to stop them by…blowing himself up.
“Suicide attack targeting Shia procession kills 2 in Pak,” from the Times of India:
ISLAMABAD: A suicide bomber intending to target a Shia procession on Monday blew himself up killing two people, including a policeman, and injuring seven others in Pakistan’s Northwest Frontier province despite a heavy security blanket to check sectarian violence during Muharram.
The suicide attack in Dera Ismail Khan is the third to rock Pakistan in the last four days and comes two days after another bombing left 14 people dead in the NWFP capital, Peshawar. “He had a bomb strapped to his stomach and blew himself up,” a senior provincial official said.
State run PTV said the suicide bomber intended to target a Shia process procession taken out during Muharram period. The bomber apparently refused to be searched and detonated explosives strapped to his body, which killed three persons including the attacker and police officer….
The suicide bombers suspected to be from the extremist groups of Sunni sect target the processions taken out by Shias during the period. Pakistani police and para-military troops have been put on high alert throughout the country.