Three Iraqi soldiers threw themsleves down upon a suicide/homicide bomber in order to save the lives of those participating in a celebration in central Baghdad. The two men, as well as eight other people, four policemen and four civlians were subsequently killed in the blast detonated by the terrorist.
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Three Iraqi soldiers may have helped avoid further casualties when they subdued a suicide bomber Sunday at a celebration in central Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
This is the meaning of martyrdom, giving one’s life for the sake of others, not the murdering of others for the sake of one’s own self. What a brave act of courage by these men. More here. *L* KGS