Thursday, March 29, 2007
Eyewitness: A Baghdad bomb site
CNN's Cal Perry writes about his experience filming the site of a suicide bombing in Baghdad, minutes after the blast.
"In my imagination, standing in the room, I'm reenacting the bomber's morning. In my head, the man kisses his family goodbye, calmly gets into his car and possibly drives to work -- maybe to meet his contact inside this place, passing through various checkpoints. Perhaps he drove past Iraqi police, Iraqi militiamen, U.S. military patrols. Who knows? In my mind, he says a quick prayer, walks through the front door and tries to assassinate a high-ranking member of the Iraqi government -- willing to kill himself."
You can read his account here.
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