Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Honoring the Dead

We are just 11 days shy of the 4 year mark since the United States invaded Iraq.

  • We were told it was because of WMDs, oops wrong, no WMD's there.
  • We were told it was because of Saddam Hussien, well the man has been hung.
  • We were told it was for Democracy.
9 U.S. soldiers died in 2 separate incidents north of Baghdad yesterday.

But not just US soldiers died.

4 people were killed when a parked car bomb exploded in western Baghdad.
8 Shiite pilgrims were killed when they came under attack.
3 people were killed, 20 miles south of Baghdad.
1 pilgrim died in a roadside bomb attack in Waziriya.
5 policemen died when a bomb exploded near their convoy in Maamil.
2 men were killed by gunmen in separate attacks south of Baghdad.
2 people died when a roadside bomb exploded next to a fuel tanker in north Baghdad's Sarafiyah neighborhood
38 people died in the blast when a suicide car bomber turned a venerable book market into a deadly inferno.
7 pilgrims were killed when a gunmen targeted Shiite pilgrims.

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