In Muqdadiya yesterday, a group of Concerned Local Citizens (CLC) flushed out a suicide jockey who promptly detonated himself after realizing the he was cornered. The suicide jockey was believed to waiting for large populated area filled with unsuspecting residents when he was exposed by the CLC. In the explosion, the house he was hiding in collapsed injuring one CLC volunteer and the Orc babysitter.
“Today’s discovery is a sure sign the population continues to grow tired of al- Qaeda’s barbaric acts,” said Col. David W. Sutherland, commander of Coalition Forces in Diyala province.
“The local citizens and CLCs are both playing active roles in securing their areas and neighborhoods across Diyala – an important sign that they realize they must be the definers of their own democracy.”
“Because of the actions by the CLCs, many lives were saved,” Sutherland continued. “This is not the first time the CLCs have saved lives in their neighborhoods.
They truly are patriots serving to protect their families, tribes and neighbors.”