U.S. soldiers in Baghdad have found and defused “numerous” improvised explosives planted in a school for girls that was set to reopen later this month, military officials said Monday.Well, al Qaeda certainly teaches us a lot about themselves.
Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division searched the school in Tarmiyah after “discovering a command wire leading from the school’s outer perimeter to one of the rooms” at the school, a news release read.
Soldiers found five artillery shells fashioned into explosives in the classroom. In addition, two large explosive-filled propane tanks were buried underneath the school’s floor “and numerous projectiles [were] emplaced underneath electrical conduits in front of each classroom,” the release read.
Tuesday, May 01, 2007
Al Qaeda's clever way of winning "hearts and minds" - the new "Al Qaeda" Bombs in Schools" program:
Posted by Mark Tempest at 5/01/2007 07:25:00 AM