KANAAN, IRAQ – You would think that supporting a terrorist group is a bad idea: sometimes it has lethal consequences.
And at times it can kill you.
On this day in 2008
A female suicide bomber killed the head of a local security group northeast of Baghdad, his brother, a child and a security guard. Sheik Thaeir Ghadhban al-Karkhi was targeted because he had stopped backing Al Qaeda (AQ). The bomber had visited the sheik’s house a day earlier, claiming that her husband had been kidnapped and asking for help; she was advised to return the day of the attack and blew herself up once she got close to the leader.
She came back this morning and nobody checked her. She had an appointment with the sheik and the guards told her to go and knock on his door.Victim’s brother
I guess this means that those who opt to stand up for terrorist groups like AQ are damned if they do and damned if they don’t.
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