Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Monthly Misfortune August 2009

Monthly Misfortune August 2009 --- ===
Timeline 2009 ---


Summary

13 total, 4 killed, 9 injured, suspect committed suicide August 6, 2009 George Sodini LA Fitness Hatted Women 2009 Massacre  in Collier Township near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, suspect George Sodini armed for overkill with 4 handguns in an apparent rage against women attacked a women's aerobics class at the LA Fitness center at approximately 8:15 pm The shooter entered the class, placed a duffel bag on the ground, turned off the lights, took out two handguns and began firing, police said. According to police, the gunman may have fired 52 shots with two 9mmsemiautomatic pistols before committing suicide by shooting himself in the head with a .45-caliber revolver.[3][1] A .32-calibersemiautomatic pistol found in his pocket was not used.[4] Three women and the gunman died, and about nine other people were injured. Sodini was a law firm systems analyst, and was reported to have left a note along inside the gym bag stating his hatred for women, and had chronicled his frustrations over women on this website. Nearly a week after the murders, it was revealed that Sodini had brought an inert grenade on a Port Authority bus on July 28, 2009. After a passenger sitting next to him notified police, he was questioned about the incident but no charges were filed.[10] Terrorism never considered as possible motive.


2 killed 1 injured suspect convicted in Iraq August 8, 2009 Danny Fitzsimons Iraq security guard kills 2 other guards Some 36 hours after arriving in Baghdad as a mercenary in 2009, Fitzsimmons shot and killed fellow security operators Paul McGuigan and Darren Hoare and wounded Arkan Mehdi Saleh, following what was reported to have been a drunken brawl. In 2011 Fitzsimons, from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, who was hired by G4s despite a robbery conviction, narrowly escaped the death penalty arguing he suffered from PTSD and was jailed for 20 years in Iraq for double murder and wounding an Iraqi security guard. 2014  now refusing to eat and wants to be transferred to a British jail to serve his sentence. Before the murders a psychiatrist had found a book he had written supposedly as fiction stated that he wanted to hurt people: “I am the Anti-Christ. “I will continue to satisfy my blood lust and my need to take life.  “Any chance I get to do someone in, I will take it - but only if they deserve it.” The man had a criminal record, pending weapons charges, had been diagnosed as having psychiatric issues, was fired from two other security companies and was known to be a problem among his peers.

August 10 46 killed  100+ injured   Iraq Two truck bombs detonated in the Shia village of Khaznah near Mosul, killing at least 28, wounding at least 100 and destroying 30 homes. Two car bombs detonated near construction sites in Baghdad killing 18 and wounding many more. Forty killed in attacks on Shias on August 7.[204]

August 12  1 killed 1 injured 2 suspects  Ingushetia, Russia Two masked gunmen shot dead the construction minister for the republic ofIngushetia whilst he was in his office. His assistant was reportedly wounded in this assault.[205]


August 13  21+ killed 30+  2 suicide bombers killed injured   Sinjar, Iraq Two suicide bombers attack a crowded cafe in, killing 21 and injuring 30.[206]


August 14 7 killed 0 injured  Dagestan, Russia Unidentified gunmen attacked a sauna in Dagestan. In this attack it has been reported that all of the victims were women.[207]


August 15  7 killed  91 injured   Kabul, Afghanistan Suicide car bomb attacks NATO headquarters of Kabul.[208]


August 17  25  killed  164  injured   Nazran, Russia at least 25 people have been killed by a powerful bomb attack at a police station in southern Russia, officials and hospital sources say.[209]


August 17  6 killed 8 injured  Shabqadar, Pakistan Car bomb detonates at a petrol station in Shabqadar.[210]


August 18 

August 18  10 killed  50+ injured  suicide bombing  Kabul, Afghanistan A suicide car bomber kills 10 and wounds more than 50 in an attack on a convoy of Western troops in the Afghan capital.[211]


August 18  4 killed  8 injured suicide bomber   North Waziristan, Pakistan A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into a check-post on the Bannu-Miranshah road in North Waziristan Agency.[212]


August 19  101 killed   536  injured  7 car bombs  Baghdad, Iraq Seven car bombs are detonated in Baghdad.[213]


August 21 4  killed 1 wounded  2 suicide bombers  Grozny, Chechnya, Russia Two suicide bombers on bicycles targeted policemen in the Republic of Chechnya's capital city.[214]


August 25  4  0   Chechnya, Russia A suicide bomber detonated his explosives next to a police car in Mesker-Yurt, a town only around 20 km from the regional capital of Grozny.[215]


August 26  3  3    San Vicente del Caguán, Colombia A bomb blast killed 3 civilians and wounded 3 other in the Caqueta department.[216]


August 28  1  1   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia A suicide bomber injures Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Nayef.[217]





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from wikipedia terrorist attacks: 


DateDeadInjuredLocation and description
August 1046100+Iraq Iraq Two truck bombs detonated in the Shia village of Khaznah near Mosul, killing at least 28, wounding at least 100 and destroying 30 homes. Two car bombs detonated near construction sites in Baghdad killing 18 and wounding many more. Forty killed in attacks on Shias on August 7.[204]
August 1211Russia IngushetiaRussia Two masked gunmen shot dead the construction minister for the republic ofIngushetia whilst he was in his office. His assistant was reportedly wounded in this assault.[205]
August 1321+30+Iraq Sinjar, Iraq Two suicide bombers attack a crowded cafe in, killing 21 and injuring 30.[206]
August 1470Russia DagestanRussia Unidentified gunmen attacked a sauna in Dagestan. In this attack it has been reported that all of the victims were women.[207]
August 15791Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan Suicide car bomb attacks NATO headquarters of Kabul.[208]
August 1725164Russia Nazran, Russia at least 25 people have been killed by a powerful bomb attack at a police station in southern Russia, officials and hospital sources say.[209]
August 1768Pakistan Shabqadar, Pakistan Car bomb detonates at a petrol station in Shabqadar.[210]
August 181050+Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan A suicide car bomber kills 10 and wounds more than 50 in an attack on a convoy of Western troops in the Afghan capital.[211]
August 1848Pakistan North Waziristan, Pakistan A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into a check-post on the Bannu-Miranshah road in North Waziristan Agency.[212]
August 19101536Iraq Baghdad, Iraq Seven car bombs are detonated in Baghdad.[213]
August 2141Russia GroznyChechnyaRussia Two suicide bombers on bicycles targeted policemen in the Republic of Chechnya's capital city.[214]
August 2540Russia ChechnyaRussia A suicide bomber detonated his explosives next to a police car in Mesker-Yurt, a town only around 20 km from the regional capital of Grozny.[215]
August 2633Colombia San Vicente del CaguánColombia A bomb blast killed 3 civilians and wounded 3 other in the Caqueta department.[216]
August 2811Saudi Arabia JeddahSaudi Arabia A suicide bomber injures Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Nayef.[217]