Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Iraq insurgents used children in car bombing


This is sick. Chalk up another mark for our enemies savagery. This should prove to all those terrorist appeasement wimps out there that our enemy is fighting for keeps. It won't make the slightest difference to them though unfortunately.

Insurgents in Iraq detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle with two children in the back seat after US soldiers let it through a Baghdad checkpoint over the weekend, a senior US military official said Tuesday.
The vehicle was stopped at the checkpoint but was allowed through when soldiers saw the children in the back, said Major General Michael Barbero of the Pentagon's Joint Staff.

"Children in the back seat lowered suspicion. We let it move through. They parked the vehicle, and the adults ran out and detonated it with the children in the back," Barbero said.

Hat tip: Drudge