Islamists are now using bomb-rigged animal carts to kill innocent Iraqis.
A wounded boy (R) is escorted away from the scene of a bomb attack in Baghdad February 22, 2008. A bomb strapped to to a horse-drawn cart exploded in central Baghdad on Friday, killing one person and the horse, police said, while a car bomb in a separate incident killed three people. (REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud)
The Iraqi government put a ban on animal carts after radical Islamists rigged a horse-drawn cart to kill innocent Iraqis.
The Daily Mail reported:
A BOMB strapped to a horse-drawn cart exploded in central Baghdad today, killing one person, while a car bomb killed three people north of the capital.
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A ban on animal-drawn carts in Baghdad was imposed in response to the bomb, which had been booby-trapped and placed on the cart, said Major-General Qassim Moussawi, spokesman for security operations in Baghdad.
“We had information about possible attacks using animal carts … and now this happened this morning in Karrada district,” he said.
“We have banned them until further notice to prevent these kinds of attacks.”
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