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Magic turned against Turkish Magician: 7 killed dozens injured in ‘Deadly bombing’ in Turkish city of Gaziantep

Magic turned against Turkish Magician

 No surprise, more than one year ago I wrote:

Is Erdogan worried about Strategic Relationship with Syria? He should

Erdogan, should worry, Turkey has the same Syrian, religious/ethnic political landscape. So, if Syria falls, Turkey could be NEXT. If Syria survive (IT will), Turkey would lose everything build via the Syrian Gate.

In Arabic we say in Arabic, those who have a Glass home should avoid throwing stones on neighbors….

Turkey Car Bomb

August 20, 2012
A remote-detonated car bomb killed seven people in front of a police station in the southern Turkish town of Gaziantep on August 20, 2012. You can see video footage of the aftermath of the Gaziantep car bomb below.
So far, nobody has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack.

Gaziantep is less than 50km from the Syrian border, and has been receiving aid packages for the tens of thousands of refugees fleeing Syria’s civil war.
Bomb in Turkish town of Gaziantep kills seven

Dozens more injured after apparently remote-controlled car bomb explodes in vicinity of police station
At least seven people were killed and dozens wounded when a car bomb exploded close to a police station in the south-eastern Turkish town of Gaziantep on Monday, a security source said.
The explosion was caused by a remote-controlled car bomb, Turkey‘s Dogan news agency quoted Gaziantep’s governor, Erdal Ata, as saying.

Television footage showed firefighters attempting to douse a fierce blaze that gutted several vehicles.
Turkey has opened a centre in Gaziantep to receive international aid for Syrian refugees fleeing the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad. Turkey is struggling to cope with an influx of almost 70,000 Syrian refugees.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility but southeastern Turkey has seen frequent attacks by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), designated a terrorist group by Turkey, the United States and European Union. The group launched a separatist insurgency in the region 28 years ago.

4 Responses to Magic turned against Turkish Magician: 7 killed dozens injured in ‘Deadly bombing’ in Turkish city of Gaziantep

  1. Blake August 21, 2012 at 5:30 am #

    Remote car bombs – hallmarks of Mossad

    • who_me August 21, 2012 at 5:48 am #


  2. Alex August 21, 2012 at 12:10 pm #
    King David Hotel July 22, 1946 Blown up by Irgun

    The use of remote controlled cars to launch car bomb attacks was first devised by Zionists gangs. On July, 6th, 1938, 21 Palestinians were killed and 52 were injured when Zionist terrorists detonated two car bombs in Haifa market.

    On January 12, 1947, as part of their campaign to prevent any compromise between mainstream Zionism and the British Labor government, they exploded a powerful truck bomb in the central police station in Haifa, resulting in 144 casualties. Three months later, they repeated the tactic in Tel Aviv, blowing up the Sarona police barracks (5 dead) with a stolen postal truck filled with dynamite….

    Grand saraya truck bomb 1948 Jaffa, Palestine

    On January 4, 1948, two men in Arab dress drove a truck ostensibly loaded with oranges into the center of Jaffa and parked it next to the New Seray Building, which housed the Palestinian municipal government as well as a soup-kitchen for poor children. They cooly lingered for coffee at a nearby café before leaving a few minutes ahead of the detonation.

    “A thunderous explosion,” writes Adam LeBor in his history of Jaffa, “then shook the city. Broken glass and shattered masonry blew out across Clock Tower Square. The New Seray’s centre and side walls collapsed in a pile of rubble and twisted beams. Only the neo-classical façade survived. After a moment of silence, the screams began, 26 were killed, hundreds injured. Most were civilians, including many children eating at the charity kitchen.” The bomb missed the local Palestinian leadership who had moved to another building, but the atrocity was highly successful in terrifying residents and setting the stage for their eventual flight.

    Jewish commercial center after truck bomb
    (February 22, 1948, AP photo)

    It also provoked the Palestinians to cruel repayment in kind. The Arab High Committee had its own secret weapon — blond-haired British deserters, fighting on the side of the Palestinians. Nine days after the Jaffa bombing, some of these deserters, led by Eddie Brown, a former police corporal whose brother had been murdered by the Irgun, commandeered a postal delivery truck which they packed with explosives and detonated in the center of Haifa’s Jewish quarter, injuring 50 people.

    Palestine Post building blown up
    (, February 1, 1948 ).

    Two weeks later, Brown, driving a stolen car and followed by a five-ton truck driven by a Palestinian in a police uniform, successfully passed through British and Haganah checkpoints and entered Jerusalem’s New City. The driver parked in front of the Palestine Post, lit the fuse, and then escaped with Brown in his car. The newspaper headquarters was devastated with 1 dead and 20 wounded.

    Ben Yehuda Street Bombing,
    Jerusalem 1948

    According to a chronicler of the episode, Abdel Kader el-Husseini, the military leader of the Arab Higher Committee, was so impressed by the success of these operations — inadvertently inspired by the Stern Gang — that he authorized an ambitious sequel employing six British deserters. “This time three trucks were used, escorted by a stolen British armored car with a young blond man in police uniform standing in the turret.” Again, the convoy easily passed through checkpoints and drove to the Atlantic Hotel on Ben Yehuda Street. A curious night watchman was murdered when he confronted the gang, who then drove off in the armored car after setting charges in the three trucks. The explosion was huge and the toll accordingly grim: 46 dead and 130 wounded…..

    Irgun bombs an Arab bus in Haifa (1947 December)

    Car bombs began to regularly terrorize Moslem West Beirut in the fall of 1981, apparently as part of an Israeli strategy to evict the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) from Lebanon. The Israeli secret service, the Mossad, had previously employed car bombs in Beirut to assassinate Palestinian leaders (novelist Ghassan Kanfani in July 1972, for example), so no one was especially surprised when evidence emerged that Israel was sponsoring the carnage. According to Middle Eastern schoalr Rashid Khalidi, “A sequence of public confessions by captured drivers made clear these [car bombings] were being utilized by the Israelis and their Phalangist allies to increase the pressure on the PLO to leave.”…

    The United States and France became targets of Hezbollah and its Syrian and Iranian patrons after the Multinational Force in Beirut, which supposedly had landed to allow for the safe evacuation of the PLO from that city, evolved into the informal and then open ally of the Maronite government in its civil war against the Moslem-Druze majority. The first retaliation against President Reagan’s policy occurred on April 18, 1983, when a pickup truck carrying 2,000 pounds of ANFO explosives suddenly swerved across traffic into the driveway of the oceanfront U.S. embassy in Beirut. The driver gunned the truck past a startled guard and crashed through the lobby door. “Even by Beirut standards,” writes former CIA agent Robert Baer, “it was an enormous blast, shattering windows. The USS Guadalcanal, anchored five miles off the coast, shuddered from the tremors. At ground zero, the center of the seven-story embassy lifted up hundreds of feet into the air, remained suspended for what seemed an eternity, and then collapsed in a cloud of dust, people, splintered furniture, and paper.”…..

    CIA Director William Casey were left thirsting for revenge against Hezbollah. “Finally in 1985,” according to the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward in Veil, his book on Casey’s career, “he worked out with the Saudis a plan to use a car bomb to kill [Hezbollah leader] Sheikh Fadlallah who they determined was one of the people behind, not only the Marine barracks, but was involved in the taking of American hostages in Beirut… It was Casey on his own, saying, ‘I‘m going to solve the big problem by essentially getting tougher or as tough as the terrorists in using their weapon — the car bomb.'”….

    In March 1984, a large car bomb was detonated about 50 yards from Sheikh Fadlallah’s house in Bir El-Abed, a crowded Shiite neighborhood in southern Beirut. The sheikh wasn’t harmed, but 80 innocent neighbors and passersby were killed and 200 wounded.

  3. Alex August 24, 2012 at 8:56 am #

    4 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK

    “…The clashes came after a land mine attack by PKK terrorists on an armored vehicle travelling in Şemdinli district of Hakkari. Four Turkish soldiers died and two others injured in the clashes. The clashes in the region continue.
    The clashes followed a deadly blast on the second day of Eid al-Fitr, the three-day religious holiday that follows the holy month of Ramadan, in southern Turkish province of Gaziantep on the Syrian border and a series of land mine attacks by PKK terrorists. Nine killed in Gaziantep blast and at least four killed in land mine attacks. …”