Iraq blasts use grim tactics
Mukesh Singh Gehlot | 05 Feb 2008
Two mentally disabled women strapped with autimatic remote-control explosives brought carnage to two pet bazaars.
Iraqi officials said at least 90 people were killed, making it the deadliest day in Baghdad since the United States flooded the city with extra troops last spring.
Brig. Gen. Qassim al-Moussawi, Iraq's chief military spokesman in Baghdad, said the women had Down syndrome and may not have known they were on suicide missions. He said the bombs were detonated by remote control.
BAGHDAD Weeping relatives loaded simple wood coffins atop minivans Saturday in Baghdad as the city buried dozens of victims of the deadliest bombings since the U.S. flooded the capital with extra troops last spring.
Iraqi officials raised the death toll of Friday's attacks to at least 99 - including 62 people killed at the central al-Ghazl market and 37 others killed about 25 minutes later across town, at the New Baghdad area pigeon market. The Iraqi police, hospital and Interior Ministry officials all spoke on customary condition of anonymity.i think that every city nonvolince.