“In revenge for bin Laden’s killing, as during his life, most of the victims of al Qaeda are Muslim,” Tweeted Doug Saunders, the chief of the Toronto Globe and Mail’s European bureau. He was promoting an Associated Press piece that appeared in the Globe and Mail by Riaz Khan, who reported
A pair of suicide bombers attacked recruits leaving a paramilitary training centre in Pakistan on Friday, killing 80 people in the first retaliation for the killing of Osama bin Laden by American commandos last week. . . . The bombers blew themselves up at the main gate of the facility for the Frontier Constabulary . . . close to the Afghan border.
A Pakistani Taliban spokesman told the AP: “We have done this to avenge the Abbottabad incident.”
On May 10 the AP reported:
In a statement posted on the Internet, al-Qaeda’s official online media organization, al-Fajr, says the American people “will pay the price” for the May 2 raid that killed bin Laden at a compound in Pakistan.
Yeah, that Constabulary attack really hit America where it hurts, didn’t it?