As the jihad death count rises, so do the shrill cries insisting that this has nothing to do with Islam. Fewer and fewer people believe that nonsense. But where is the politician who is going to stand up and speak the truth?
“At least 276 killed in Somalia’s deadliest attack on record,” Fox News, October 16, 2017:
Hundreds killed in what is now the nation’s deadliest attack.
The death toll has risen to 276, with more than 300 people wounded, after a truck bombing in Somalia that the U.S. government condemned Sunday as a “cowardly” attack.
“Such cowardly attacks reinvigorate the commitment of the United States to assist our Somali and African Union partners to combat the scourge of terrorism,” the U.S. mission to Somalia said in a statement.
The U.S. military this year has stepped up drone strikes and other efforts this year against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, which is based in Somalia and often targets Mogadishu, the capital.
None of the roughly 400 U.S. troops in Somalia were hurt in the attack, a spokesman for the U.S. Africa Command told Fox News.
The International Committee of the Red Cross said four volunteers with the Somali Red Crescent Society were among the dead.
A statement Sunday said “this figure may rise as there are a number of volunteers still missing.”…
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