In what is being termed by some as a classic case of poetic justice, a suicide bomb instructor in Iraq accidently triggered a bomb and ended up killing himself along with 21 more of his fellow terrorists. The accident took place on Monday just outside Samarra, a Sunni-majority city that is 95 kilometers away from Baghdad.
The explosion alerted the police – who then rushed to the scene expecting innocent casualties, but found 22 dead militants, 15 wounded and also captured another 10 who were trying to flee away.
The group had apparently gathered to learn the fatal art of blowing themselves up, but the teacher's mistake did to them what they wanted to do to innocent people.
The master instructor whose error caused the accident was also reportedly a prolific recruiter for terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and his demonstration could have been an attempt to find some more operators of his kind.
While the loss of 22 lives, no matter who they were, is an unfortunate thing, the locals can't help but feel happy about it. Like for example a certain Samarra resident Mr. Hashim told NYTimes.com: “This is so funny. It shows how stupid they are, those dogs and sons of dogs. It also gives me pain, as I remember all the innocent people that were killed here.
“This is God showing justice. This is God sending a message to the bad people and the criminals in the world, to tell them to stop the injustice and to bring peace. Evil will not win in the end. It’s always life that wins over death.”
The online community also has eyes only for the funny side regarding this particular news, with the internet overflowing with things like these:
Darwin Hall-of-Famer turns a lesson in suicide bombing... into a demonstration: http://t.co/ShAFuBpUrZ— Ami Kapilevich (@biobot) February 11, 2014
Ouch, ouch, ouch - suicide bomb instructor blows up his students. http://t.co/R5nB5zdbyw— Tony Clayton-Lea (@TonyClaytonLea) February 11, 2014
So apparently this weeks pop quiz at Suicide bomber school didn't go so well! http://t.co/TRmKJCpxb6— MeSoCorny (@hvukkdalibrl2dy) February 11, 2014