While Israel is constantly excoriated for supposedly targeting civilians, we see Islamic jihadists in Gaza and now in Syria deliberately staging jihad operations in areas where civilians will almost certainly get hurt by retaliatory action. Loading bomb devices for jihad attacks in Turkey onto an ambulance carrying a pregnant woman shows yet again the egregious jihadist disregard for human life and cynical willingness to use civilians for cover.
“Bomb devices found in ambulance that carried pregnant woman from Syria,” from the Hürriyet Daily News, March 4 (thanks to Kenneth):
Heavy weapons and five bomb devices were found in an ambulance that carried a pregnant woman from Syria to the southeastern province of Kilis three weeks ago, a few days before an attack on the Öncüpınar crossing border that left 26 dead.
Authorities believe based on intelligence reports that the devices were likely loaded in the ambulance by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as the jihadist group was suspected of attempting to carry out a bomb attack on the crossing border, daily Milliyet reported March 4.
The ambulance charged with the weapons crossed the Turkish border on Feb. 17, the report said, only three days before the deadly blast in Öncüpınar.
The weapons were accidentally discovered after the ambulance’s tires blew out as it passed over a trap, while delivering the patient to Turkish officials in the buffer zone on the Öncüpınar border. The Syrian driver jumped out and ran away, leaving the ambulance unattended. A later inspection of the ambulance by security forces revealed that it contained five bomb devices, long-barreled shotguns and a rocket projector, the report said….