“God has bought from the believers their selves and their possessions against the gift of Paradise; they fight in the way of God; they kill, and are killed…” — Qur’an 9:111
“Iraqi officials: Suicide car bomber hits army checkpoint north of Baghdad, killing at least 4,” from the Associated Press, February 5 (thanks to Kenneth):
BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber has rammed his explosives-laden car into an army checkpoint north of Baghdad, killing at least four people “” two soldiers and two civilians.
Two police officers said Tuesday’s attack in the town of Taji also wounded at least 14 people….
On Monday, a suicide bomber struck a group of anti-al-Qaida fighters in the town, killing 21 people and wounding 44.
Violence has ebbed across Iraq since the peak of the fighting, but deadly bombings and shootings still occur almost daily.