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Verizon Deception feeds Gun Fear-Mongering

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Shame on you verizon, Your recent attempts to hype the fear mongering over guns is disgusting.

Look at this front page picture? It looks like 21 cops in a US city were captured and killed right?

Verizon-Deception

If you saw this headline photo and did not click through what would be your immediate assumption?

Here is the inside story:

21 missing Pakistani policemen found shot dead
By RIAZ KHAN Associated Press The Associated Press
Saturday, December 29, 2012 5:27 PM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Twenty-one tribal policemen believed to have been kidnapped by the Taliban were found shot dead in Pakistan’s troubled northwest tribal region early Sunday, government officials said.

Officials found the bodies shortly after midnight in the Jabai area of Frontier Region Peshawar after being notified by one policeman who escaped, said Naveed Akbar Khan, a top political official in the area. Another policeman was found seriously wounded, said Khan.

The 23 policemen went missing before dawn Thursday when militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons attacked two posts in Frontier Region Peshawar. Two policemen were also killed in the attacks.

Militants lined the policemen up on a cricket pitch late Saturday night and gunned them down, said another local official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but suspicion fell on the Pakistani Taliban, who have been waging a bloody insurgency against the government for the past few years. The tribal region is the main sanctuary for the Taliban in Pakistan.

On Saturday, an explosion ripped through a passenger bus at a terminal in the southern city of Karachi, killing six people and wounding 52 others, some of whom were in critical condition, said Seemi Jamali, a doctor at the hospital where the victims were being treated.

Police were trying to determine whether the blast, which reduced the bus to a charred skeleton, was caused by a bomb or a gas canister that exploded, said police spokesman Imran Shaukat. Many buses in Pakistan run on natural gas.

Karachi has a long history of political, ethnic and sectarian violence. It is also believed to be home to many Taliban militants who have fled U.S. drone attacks and Pakistani army operations in the country’s northwest.

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Associated Press writer Adil Jawad in Karachi, Pakistan, contributed to this report.
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The AP story is also misleading. Do you really think the Pakistani police are the same as the US police? Of course not. They do not have local police as we do. Their “police” are nothing more than a national arm of their military. They are an internal security force. I am not condoning what happened here, but this is highly misleading journalism and is typical of our marxist press.

Written by Mark Affleck

December 30, 2012 at 10:06 am

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