EVENING STANDARD--A British university student who became a suicide bomber in Somalia is believed to be the first in an outbreak of Islamic terrorism.
The 21-year-old from Ealing reportedly blew himself up at a military checkpoint killing up to 20 soldiers in the southern Somali town of Baidoa.
Raised in Britain, the bomber dropped out of a business studies course at Oxford Brookes University to travel to his country of origin in October 2007.
A member of al-Shabaab, a youth militia fighting to impose Islamic Sharia law, the man recorded a martyrdom video before his trip imploring fellow British Somalis to follow his example.
In the video he says: "Oh my people, know that I am doing this martyrdom operation for the sake of Allah. I advise you to migrate to Somalia and wage war against your enemies. Death in honour is better than life in humiliation." Read More.
Monday, February 16, 2009
British Muslim Student Kills Many in Suicide Attack in Somalia
I say here at the beginning that this has absolutely nothing at all to do with Islam, and that Western governments should focus their attention on keeping Geert Wilders out of their countries.
Posted by David Wood at 12:49 PM
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