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Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Detonates, Kills 21 Students - Business Insider

Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Detonates, Kills 21 Students In Iraq




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BAGHDAD (AP) — Insurgents accidentally set off their own car bomb Monday at a training camp in an orchard in a Sunni area north of Baghdad, leaving 21 dead and some two dozen arrested, Iraqi officials said.Authorities found seven car bombs — all without plates — several explosive belts and roadside bombs after searching two houses and a garage in the dense area, offering a rare glimpse into the workings of militants behind a resurgence in violence in the country. Bomb experts began working immediately to defuse the explosives.
Security forces rushed to the area after hearing the explosion and arrested 22 men trying to flee the area, including several who had been wounded.
Car bombs are among the deadliest weapons used by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an extremist Sunni group that recently broke with al-Qaida.
The bombs are sometimes assembled in farm compounds where militants can gather without being spotted, or in mechanic shops in industrial areas. Police say the camp outside Samarra, 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad, was in an orchard in the village of al-Jalam, a rural farming area that has been a stronghold of al-Qaida.
A police officer said the militants were attending a lesson on making car bombs and explosive belts when a glitch set off one of the devices.
Meanwhile, Iraq's parliamentary speaker Osama al-Nujaifi, one of the most prominent Sunni officials in the country, escaped an assassination attempt in the northern city of Mosul. One bodyguard was wounded when a roadside bomb struck al-Nujaifi's motorcade, according to police officials.
Medical officials confirmed the casualties. All officials spoke anonymously because they were not authorized to speak to media.
Violence has spiked in Iraq since April of last year, when security forces cracked down on a Sunni protest camp. Insurgents, who have been exploiting Sunni anger over perceived mistreatment by the Shiite-led government, are also emboldened by successes of their comrades in the war raging in the neighboring country of Syria.
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Associated Press writer Sinan Salaheddin contributed to this report.
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When the student/s become the master, the master -mistakenly or............was it- triggers the blaster, oops. Now, these are the kind of mistakes and misfortunes you love to hear about. Let's hope the late instructor has taught countless more in the timeless art of premature self-destruction, of course in such places where no innocent bystanders will be in harms way.
 

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Seriously, using live munitions for training??? What BLOWS my mind is these people really aren't that bright!! With all our technology, WTH can't we beat these IDIOTS. Maybe we aren't as smart as we thought we were :(
 

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Seriously, using live munitions for training??? What BLOWS my mind is these people really aren't that bright!! With all our technology, WTH can't we beat these IDIOTS. Maybe we aren't as smart as we thought we were :(
Untie the hands of our warfighters and let them do what needs to be done and those who stand in their way would be fertilizer by now.
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That was an AWESOME pick me up for the end of a Monday
 

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Allahu akbar!
 

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Seriously, using live munitions for training??? What BLOWS my mind is these people really aren't that bright!! With all our technology, WTH can't we beat these IDIOTS. Maybe we aren't as smart as we thought we were :(
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