Misunderstanders of Islam mark one of Islam’s major feast days with blood and murder. Yet oddly enough, Islamic spokesmen in the U.S. will not pause from their fulminations about “Islamophobia” to instruct their bloody Baghdad coreligionists in the true, peaceful Islam. “Iraq deadly blasts hit Baghdad market,” from the BBC, November 6 (thanks to Ed):
At least six people have been killed by a series of blasts at a market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, say reports.
Three explosions went off in the commercial district of Shurja, as people were buying food for the major Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha.
At least 21 people were injured in the attack, police told the Associated Press news agency.
Overall violence in Iraq has declined since a peak in 2006 and 2007, but attacks on civilians remain common.
The latest explosions came despite the extra security measures put in place across Iraq for the Eid holiday.
“I can see fire and black smoke mounting and a large number of fire engines, ambulances and police patrols rushing to the market,” one witness told Reuters.
Interior and defence ministry officials said parts of the historic market had been set on fire, the AFP news agency reports.
The Shurja market is one of the oldest and best-known in Iraq. It was not immediately clear whether the bombs had been planted or detonated by suicide attackers….