COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – Who says terrorism is a man’s game?
Guess what time it is kids? It’s quiz time! Your favourite part of Borealis no doubt!
This one is an easy one. One question, and a fill-in-the-blank one at that. Two possible answers. You have a 50% chance of being correct. Ready? Good luck!
Here is the question:
Q. Terrorists are more likely to be:
I’ll give you a second (Jeopardy theme plays here). Times up!
And your answer was?
Sorry, this was a trick question. There is no real answer. Yes, a lot of terrorists are of the XY genotype (i.e. male) but a lot are of the XX (female) too.
On this day in 2004
A female suicide bomber trained and tasked by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) set off explosives as she was about to be searched at a police station in a high-security zone in Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing five and wounding eight civilians and police officers. She had been brought in for questioning after security guards prevented her from entering a Tamil minister’s office.
If war is thrust on us, we are prepared to respond.LTTE warning to Sri Lankan government
This was the first attack since 2005 when the government and the LTTE entered a cease-fire agreement. That sure was some way to end it!
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