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News Taliban assault at school in Peshawar, Pakistan

  1. Dec 16, 2014 #1
    "At least 100 people, 80 of them children, have been killed in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistani officials say."

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30491435
     
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  3. Dec 16, 2014 #2

    Bystander

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    How is it that this is no surprise?
     
  4. Dec 16, 2014 #3

    SteamKing

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    The Taliban and their ilk are good at massacring women and children. If a westerner raises his voice at one in captivity, it's an atrocity, though, according to some.
     
  5. Dec 16, 2014 #4

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    Oh. that's just your Western cultural bias talking.
     
  6. Dec 16, 2014 #5
    It's so depressing how little has changed
     
  7. Dec 16, 2014 #6
    135 people killed, most of them are children. What a tragedy!
    A sad day for humanity
     
  8. Dec 16, 2014 #7

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    This is horrible, so shocking. I can't imagine the sort of mind that plans this sort of thing, or the sort of monsters who can actually do it.
     
  9. Dec 16, 2014 #8

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    Indeed.

    http://news.yahoo.com/saw-death-close-student-recalls-pakistan-school-carnage-133712598.html [Broken]
     
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  10. Dec 16, 2014 #9
    Didn't you recently throw a fit when someone supposedly used a tragedy to get "political?"
     
  11. Dec 17, 2014 #10

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    This is the second time that Al Qaeda has referred to an attack by others as too extreme and unacceptable. That has to say something about how rapidly things are deteriorating into barbarism and how far from Islam these people are.
     
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