Female Suicide Boomer Targets Qazi
[An Nahar] A woman jacket wallah targeted a Pak politician near the Afghan border on Monday, wounding at least four local party workers, officials said.
Qazi Hussain Ahmad
... third president (1987--2009) of the Pak Jamaat-e-Islami. Qazi was also head of the Muttahidah Majlis-e-Amal until his ego became bigger than the organization. Qazi is what is known as a
fiery preacher, which means he has lots of volume, a good delivery, and not a lot of reverence for coherence. He was the patron of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Rasool Sayyaf and Osama bin Laden during the war against the Soviets. He used to recommend drining camel's urine to maintain good health before his kidneys started to go...
, the former head of Pakistain's biggest Islamist political party Jamat-e-Islami, escaped unscathed after the attack in Mohmand.
Mohmand is one of seven districts in Pakistain's semi-autonomous tribal belt, where Taliban and al-Qaeda-linked hard boyz have carved out strongholds.
Local administrative official Adil Siddique told Agence La Belle France Presse that Ahmad had been en route to address a public meeting in the Haleemzai area when the woman blew herself up on foot alongside his convoy.
Ahmad's vehicle was not damaged or hit by the force of the blast, which maimed four local members of Jamat-e-Islami, Siddique said.
Another local official, Jamshed Khan, confirmed the incident and said "pieces of female clothes and hair found from the site make us believe that the attacker was a woman."
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