Written by Chriss W. Street
On the evening of July 21, al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia (AQM) attacked the infamous Baghdad Abu Ghraib’s prison with car bombs, mortars and heavy weapons. Guards inside the prison walls were armed only with pepper spray and clubs. Up to a thousand prisoners escaped to rejoin AQM in its rebellions against the Syrian and Iraqi government forces. President Obama won reelection by claiming that al Qaeda was on the run. It now seems that al Qaeda is running at Americans.
The attack began with suicide bombers driving three cars packed with explosives into the gates of the prison. Fifty AQM warriors dressed in tribal garb blasted their way into the compound with rocket propelled grenades as over a 100 mortar rounds fell on the defenseless guards. Continue reading