Gunfight at the Red Mosque Corral
This is a follow-up post to: Pakistan Evicting Muslim Chickens from Red Mosque
I think heard somewhere that every time a militant Muslim cleric gets wacked, 10,000 Muslim Chickens (jihadis) convert to Judaism and move to Israel. For as we all know, Muslim clerics are the culprits behind jihad and mosques are their fortresses. It must be the gerbils driving them crazy.
Troops Storm Red Mosque, Killing Cleric
Pakistan – Pakistani commandos stormed the besieged Red Mosque before dawn Tuesday and killed a hard-line cleric and dozens of his die-hard followers in a bloody assault that ignited fiery protests and calls for revenge by Islamic extremists.
The army said more than 50 militants and eight soldiers died in the fighting, but gunfire and explosions could still be heard after nightfall. Officials said troops were trying to clear militants from residential quarters next to one of the two schools in the compound.
Among the dead was pro-Taliban cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi, who had been the public face of a campaign by the mosque leaders to use their students to impose puritanical Islamic rule in the capital. }} more…