Hmmm. What would be the correct Islamic interpretation of this event? Does it mean that Allah is upset at protests against America, and that he has started smiting anyone who dares criticize our country? Or does it mean that America is so poisonous, even the fumes of our flag are deadly? I'm only raising the question because I know that if Terry Jones had dropped dead from the fumes of a burning Qur'an, Muslims would have been screaming "Allahu Akbar" and claiming his death as clear proof of divine intervention.
FoxNews--Burning an American flag proved fatal for a Pakistani protester, who reportedly died from inhaling fumes from the ignited icon of independence.
Some 10,000 people rallied this week in Lahore, the capital of the Punjab province, to protest the movie trailer that Muslims say insults Islam, according to the International Herald-Tribune. One participant, identified as Abdullah Ismail, died after being taken to an area hospital. Witnesses said he had complained of feeling sick from the smoke from American flags burnt at the rally. (Continue Reading.)