Yes, happy Mission Accomplished Day or happy Tweety Day. I'm glad the war is over, our troops are home safe and sound and the Iraqi people are living comfortably as they rebuild their country with all those oil profits. Sorry, I was day dreaming for a second:
A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid a wedding convoy Thursday in northeastern Iraq, killing 35 people and wounding 65 others, Iraqi authorities said.
A wedding convoy was driving slowly when the first suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest, the official said. When bystanders and police gathered, a second bomb exploded.
One of the bombers was a woman, the official said.Women and children were among the casualties.This attack involved the fourth female suicide bomber in Iraq in 11 days...read on
And then there's this too: "Casualties Mount in Ongoing US Assault on Sadr City."
The ongoing US assault on the Sadr City area of Baghdad continues to claim civilian lives. At least eight people, including two children, were killed in overnight clashes between US troops and Shia fighters. The deaths come one day after local hospitals reported at least fifty dead and dozens more wounded from US attacks. On Wednesday, funerals were held for some of the victims. A Sadr City resident said the Iraqi government is unable to stand up to the US occupation.
Meanwhile, US casualties have also reached their highest point in seven months. At least six US troops were killed in the past two days, bringing the April toll to forty-eight, the highest one-month toll since September.