Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Chicken sandwhich please, hold the massacre.

While having breakfast I always check my emails and the news, it's the only part of my day that can be labelled routine. Let's see what's happened in the world today.

10 dead after teen shooting rampage at German school
A 17 year old former student dressed in military gear opened fire on the school Wednesday morning, leaving so far 10 dead and several more wounded. After an intensive manhunt the shooter is reported dead.
(edit: while I've been writing this post, numbers of dead have risen from 10 to 16)

Alabama rampage leaves 11 dead
A 27 year old man shot and killed 11, among them five family members including his mother and grandparents. As he was fleeing he killed random strangers along his way. Others are injured and numbers of dead may rise. The shooter finally turned the gun on himself.

5 human heads discovered in ice chests in central Mexico
The victims' eyes were taped shut and the heads had been severed only a few hours before they were discovered, a police statement said. The tops of the ice chests were inscribed with messages."Like these, I am going to finish everyone," says one.

Attacker hurls grenade near Kiev station, seven wounded
An unidentified attacker on Wednesday hurled a grenade through the window of an office linked to Kiev's main railway station, wounding seven people.

Spain commemorates Madrid train bombings
Five years later, the 191 people who died are not forgotten. Ten bombs in four trains in the southern part of Spain's capital Madrid killed close to two hundred commuters on the morning of March 11th 2004.

Nothing like a good massacre to start your day...

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