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Mosque Attacks Kill 80 in Pakistan

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Posted on May 28, 2010
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A minaret rises above a mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

Simultaneous attacks on two mosques in Lahore, Pakistan, killed more than 80 people Friday morning as militants targeted a minority Islamic sect.

The Pakistani Taliban is believed to be behind the attacks.

The minority Ahmadis have been the subject of sectarian attacks and persecution in Pakistan for decades after the government in 1974 declared the sect to be non-Muslim. —JCL

The BBC:

Gunmen have launched simultaneous raids on two mosques of the minority Ahmadi Islamic sect in Lahore, killing more than 80 people, Pakistani police say.

The attackers fired guns and threw grenades at worshippers during Friday prayers. Three militants later blew themselves up with suicide vests.

Pakistani forces have secured both buildings, but are still searching for militants who fled the scene.

Lahore has been the scene of a string of brazen attacks.

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By Inherit The Wind, June 1, 2010 at 10:07 am Link to this comment

You can hear the crickets chirping on this one as usual vehement posters against religious bigotry are mute.  Where is EH and PH and omop and T-S and oversince73 and all the others?

I guess since it wasn’t JEWS killing Muslims it’s OK with them.  Intolerant, bigoted, hateful men claiming the mantle of TRUE Islam have no problem slaughtering other devotees of the Faith of Mohammed if they deviate even SLIGHTLY from their chosen dogma.

And the silence from the patrons of Islamic believers is deafening…..Only an “evil Jew” like me actual CARES about those murdered.

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By Inherit The Wind, May 29, 2010 at 11:07 am Link to this comment

So…Zionists were behind this attack?  After all, you blame them for ALL the evils in the world.

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By Lockweed, May 28, 2010 at 5:44 pm Link to this comment
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The Zionists and their sympathizers will stop at nothing to achieve their goals. 
But I’m surprised they would bring their hatred all the way to Pakistan.

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By Inherit The Wind, May 28, 2010 at 10:06 am Link to this comment

I can’t WAIT for the defense of these bigoted killers as “fine humanitarians” whom we just don’t “understand”.

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