Oh, but she had “a change of heart” right after she got out of the car and watched her son’s controller drive away with her bomb toting tyke. KGS
NOTE: The Palestinians would have named a summer camp after the boy and his mother’s chest would be covered with medals.
Mum of nine-year-old suicide bomber arrested in Iraq
IRAQI security forces have arrested a woman whose boyfriend convinced her to send her little boy on a suicide mission and then failed to stop the attack after she had a change of heart.
Sunni widow Suad al-Obaidi, 47, was arrested on Friday along with her allegedly al-Qaeda boyfriend, a Diyala police officer said.
She was arrested in Diyala province, while the boyfriend, Hamid Alwan, 53, was detained in Baghdad.
According to the officer, Alwan convinced Obaidi to send nine-year-old Murtada Latif Kadhem to bomb a Shi’ite mosque in Khales, north of Baghdad, several years ago.
Alwan “took her son with her … by car to the Shi’ite mosque but, on the way there, she started to cry about her son,” the officer said.
“He put her out of the car, and took the son, who was wearing an explosive belt, to the mosque, where he blew himself up.”
Security officials said the December 29, 2006 attack killed at least nine people, including the imam of the mosque, and wounded at least eight.