Monday, August 8, 2016

Info on Tap

An American and Australian were kidnapped in Afghanistan, the two men, lecturers at the American University of Afghanistan, were kidnapped when two gunmen stopped the car they were riding in, one assailant broke the passenger-side window with his gun and took the two men away.

A driver and bodyguard were left unhurt, the official said. The kidnappers were wearing military uniforms, the official said, but not the design and color of the official Afghan army uniform, The incident comes after six tourists were injured in western Afghanistan Thursday when a rocket struck the vans they were traveling in. The Taliban claimed responsibility for that attack, which occurred in Herat province.

As a suicide bomber in Pakistan killed at least 70 people and wounded more than 100 on Monday, the bomber struck as a crowd of mostly lawyers and journalists 

Television footage showed scenes of chaos at the hospital in Quetta, with panicked people fleeing through debris as smoke filled the corridors, bodies lay strewn across a hospital courtyard shortly after the blast and pools of blood collected as emergency rescuers rushed to identify survivors.

Has everyone forgotten?, that the Iraq wars were unnecessary, stupid and destructive?