Friday, June 10, 2011

Binocular Snapshot for 6/10/2011

LastDayWatchers watch the failures mount up as

Suicide Bomber Kills 4 Afghan Police Officers

"Four Afghan police officers were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber tried to force his way into a memorial service being held for a popular police commander in northern Afghanistan who was killed in an earlier Taliban attack.

The blast wounded 14 additional police officers, said Sayid Sarwar Hussaini, the spokesman for the Kunduz police chief.

Four civilians were also wounded, he said, two of them critically."

Eight troops killed as militants attack Pakistan army checkpoint

"An attack by militants on a checkpoint in a lawless tribal area near the Afghan border early Thursday

Underscores how overstretched the Pakistani military is and why it is resisting U.S. pressure to conduct a massive offensive in North Waziristan, analysts said Thursday."

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Nuclear watchdog wants probe into how two workers were exposed to twice legal level of radiation at tsunami-hit plant

"Japan's nuclear safety officials have reprimanded the operator of the country's crippled Fukushima nuclear and demanded an investigation into how two workers were exposed to radiation more than twice the legally permitted level of radiation." 

"In the aftermath of the Joplin tornado, some people injured in the storm developed a rare and sometimes fatal fungal infection so aggressive that it turned their tissue black and caused mold to grow inside their wounds."

Wildfires and drought plague much of the southern USA

"While tornadoes and floods have made most of the national weather headlines over the past several weeks, raging wildfires and blistering drought also have continued to plague huge portions of the southern tier of the USA.

"I've seen lots of fires, but nothing like this," Daric Knight said this week about Arizona's the massive "Wallow" wildfire that threatened his family's lodge in Springerville, Ariz.

Wildfires have scorched nearly 4 million acres this year, according to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise.

Most of the fires have been in bone-dry Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. The Wallow Fire, the second-largest in Arizona's history, continued to blaze with only 5% containment Thursday."

With 100% accuracy from the May 15th Prophecy written at  LastDayWatchers


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