Saturday, July 21, 2012

'Lucky' reporter among victims of America's cinema massacre

Holmes, the gun man
America is full of depraved souls. What could possibly be responsible for a man walking into a cinema and spraying people watching a film with bullets? James Holmes, 24, was identified by two federal law enforcement officers as the man who opened fire during a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" at an Aurora, Colorado, theatre early Friday. At least 12 people were killed and 38 wounded, Police Chief Dan Oates said.
Police have ruled out terrorism. They believe the man is mentally disturbed. A few weeks previously, another gunman sprayed people at a restaurant with bullets killing one and wounding seven. Incidentally, one of the survivors of that incident, TV Sports reporter Jessica Ghawi , was not  a second time lucky. She was among the 12 killed by Holmes. Ghawi had shared on her blog the near death experience in Toronto’s Eaton Centre food court on June 2. Few weeks down the line, she was at the cinema to watch a film with a friend. But the film proved too real for them. May God rest her soul.
Ghawi, unlucky
Admittedly people go berserk everywhere. The difference is that when people go round the bend in Africa, they are mostly to be found roaming the streets butt naked, eating from the refuse dump and generally minding their own business. In America, when people go berserk, they carefully plan mass murders and  they execute them with military precision. May God comfort the victims’ relatives.

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