He waited until he was at the head of the line so that he could be sure that the maximum possible number of people were around him, so that the largest possible number of people would be killed. This is savagery of the most revolting kind, and the world cowers before these savages, and kowtows to them, and covers up for their motive and ideology. It’s insanity on a massive scale.
“Sri Lanka: Jihad murderer Mohamed Azzam Mohamed blew himself up in busy Easter Sunday hotel buffet line,” by Robert Spencer, Jihad Watch, April 21, 2019:
“‘It was 8:30 am and it was busy. It was families,’ the manager told AFP. ‘He came up to the top of the queue and set off the blast,’ he added.”
He wanted to maximize the carnage; his god promised Paradise for those who “kill and are killed” for him (Qur’an 9:111), so he might have thought he could increase the reward he would receive by killing as many people as possible.
“Eight blasts at churches, hotels across Sri Lanka kill at least 207; 8 arrested | Live updates,” The Hindu, April 21, 2019:
…The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
Carrying a plate, the man, who had registered at the hotel the night before as Mohamed Azzam Mohamed, was just about to be served when he set off his devastating strike in the packed restaurant, a manager at the Sri Lankan hotel said.
“There was utter chaos,” said the manager, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity as he is not allowed to speak for the company.
The Taprobane restaurant at the hotel was having one of its busiest days of the year for the Easter holiday weekend.
“It was 8:30 am and it was busy. It was families,” the manager told AFP.
“He came up to the top of the queue and set off the blast,” he added….