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Monday, January 2, 2017
10-year-old girl used as human bomb in Nigeria New Year's Eve attack --
headline is worth repeating
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - One person was seriously injured when a suicide bomber aged around 10 blew herself up in a New Year's Eve attack in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses and aid workers told AFP Sunday.
This maniacal crime against
begs for an answer?????
The girl approached a crowd buying noodles from a food vendor in the Customs area of the city around 9:30 pm on Saturday and detonated her explosives, they said.
Although no one has claimed responsibility the attack bore the hallmark of Boko Haram Islamists who are notorious for using suicide bombers, mostly women and young girls, in attacking civilian targets. *
72 72 years of Meaningless Existence
"Wherever Islam exists, there is no peace. Only pieces." -- Scott, commenting at linked site