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Minneapolis: ‘It’s 24-Hour Crime’
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James Murdoch, Wife Give $1.23 Million to Biden Campaign
Sunday July 19th, 2020

Myrna-Darby-001k-by-ACJ-orig
Arson Suspected After Fire Guts Nantes Cathedral, France
Nigerian state offers cows for guns to halt attacks
Libyan GNA fighters head for front as battle for Sirte looms
Yemen coastguards in the Red Sea have seized a boat loaded with three tons of ammunition
Death toll in Turkish migrant boat sinking rises to 50
Explosion of oil pipelines in Ma'ashour, Al-Ahwaz, Iran
Assault of lady police officer
with box cutter goes badly for hoodlum

Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Dey once wuz a girl
Who hadda little curl..
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/19/2020 1:56 Comments || Top||

#2  The head line "Minneapolis: ‘It’s 24-Hour Crime" link to an entirely different article, "Saddam the Author a Myth, Works Penned by Others".

Is this Fred checking to see if anyone notice?

The rest of the headlines seems to be linked to the correct articles.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/19/2020 3:28 Comments || Top||

#3  It's a bug I miss -- so'd everybody else until yesterday. I'll try to fix it today.
Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 9:31 Comments || Top||

#4  Enjoy your day, Fred.
Not a crisis.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/19/2020 9:38 Comments || Top||

#5  Got it. Lemme know anything else I missed.
Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 10:13 Comments || Top||

#6  In 2020, it's hard to tell sometimes.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 07/19/2020 15:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Fake fur in case you were wondering. We don't need Peta up in here.
Posted by: jpal || 07/19/2020 16:45 Comments || Top||

#8  ^-What's wrong with People Eating Tasty Animals?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/19/2020 18:14 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
‘People’ set the Portland police association building on fire.
Comments by protestors and friends of protestors are awful. Head to the twitter link and see.

Posted by: 3dc || 07/19/2020 08:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  They're not protestors, they're insurrectionists.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/19/2020 9:48 Comments || Top||

#2  Truth in advertising.
Posted by: Fester Glulet9731 || 07/19/2020 21:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Arsoned by leftists who want to disarm the right and call the NRA a threat to America.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 07/19/2020 21:34 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Libyan GNA fighters head for front as battle for Sirte looms
[Al Ahram] Libya's internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) on Saturday moved fighters closer to Sirte, a gateway to Libya's main oil terminals that the GNA says it plans to recapture from the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA).

Witnesses and GNA military commanders said a column of about 200 vehicles moved eastwards from Misrata along the Mediterranean coast towards the town of Tawergha, about a third of the way to Sirte.

The GNA recently recaptured most of the territory held by the LNA in northwest Libya, ending eastern commander Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all. Actually, he is, but slowly...
's 14-month campaign to take the capital, Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
, before the new front line solidified between Misrata and Sirte.

Backed by The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
, the GNA has said it will recapture Sirte and an LNA airbase at Jufra.

But Egypt, which backs the LNA alongside the United Arab Emirates and Russia, has threatened to send troops into Libya if the GNA and Ottoman Turkish forces try to seize Sirte.

The LNA has itself sent fighters and weapons to bolster its defence of Sirte, already badly battered from earlier phases of warfare and chaos since the 2011 revolution against longtime autocrat Muammar Qadaffy
...who single-handedly turned a moderately prosperous kingdom into a dictator's fantasyland and was then murdered by his indignant subjects 42 years later...

Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Africa Subsaharan
Mozambican Authorities Arrest 15 ISCAP
[INTELLIGENCEBRIEFS] Mozambican military announced that its troop active in the restive Province of Cabo Delgado arrested at least fifteen members of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
Central Africa Province active in the northmost province. The 15 were arrested in Pemba City following an operation that was geared at arresting members of the terror organization.

Preliminary intelligence indicates that the arrested jihadists had arrived in Pemba for recon ahead of attacks by the group. The arrests are a huge milestone in the introductory counterinsurgency strategies as the members are expected to give insight into the elusive group that has been terrorizing residents of Cabo Delgado.

Additionally, the arrests are a piece of welcome good news even as the news of police and military brutality in the already affected areas rock the counterinsurgency campaign launched last month. Residents have retreated from their homes as allegations against the military and police of extortion, looting and, unwarranted arrested, assaults and intimidation continue to characterize the fight against ISCAP in Cabo Delgado.

Nonetheless, the arrest alongside the recent stipend to boost military morale announced by President Nyusi are primary steps in decapitating the violent mostly peaceful campaign by ISCAP.
Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  ISCAP - Another one??

I can't keep up with all these alphabet groups.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/19/2020 7:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Does that count as a 'word' in Scrabble?
Posted by: Clem || 07/19/2020 7:51 Comments || Top||


Nigerian state offers cows for guns to halt attacks
[Al Ahram] Authorities in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara state have offered two cows for each gun surrendered to halt bloody attacks by criminal gangs, including cattle rustlers.Remote communities across the region have for years been hit hard by deadly raids from gangs of cycle of violence-riding cattle rustlers and kidnappers.

Military operations have failed to end the killings and local officials have tried repeated negotiations to broker peace.

Zamfara governor Bello Matawalle said Thursday that under the new initiative "for every rifle submitted by a repentant bandit, there would be compensation of two cows".

Matawalle said the offer of livestock was meant to convince the gangs, known as "bandidos", to disarm without cash payments that could be used to buy more arms.

There was no indication if the plan would be enough to convince them to forsake their lucractive cattle rustling and kidnapping rackets.

The unrest in northwestern Nigeria, which experts say has been spurred by overpopulation and climate change, has seen an estimated 8,000 people killed since 2011 and 200,000 flee their homes.

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged a fresh push to end the killings after a spike in attacks in neighbouring Katsina state.

The "bandidos" mainly come from the Fulani
... a peculiarly brutal tribe of Moslem herdsmen infesting Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and probably other places that are light on law and order and heavy on tribal identity...
ethnic group that has long relied principally on cattle herding.

Vigilante groups set up by local communities to defend themselves have been accused of extrajudicial killings that add to the spiral of killings.



Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6480 views] Top|| File under: Fulani Herdsmen (Boko Haram)

#1  That's an idea. Offer sheep to the Antifa incels.
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/19/2020 10:15 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Yemen coastguards in the Red Sea have seized a boat loaded with three tons of ammunition
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Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Yawn. That's about what the local range goes thru on a weekend.
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/19/2020 10:16 Comments || Top||

#2  WHAT KIND? AK ammo? RPG rounds? Sabotage explosives? MANPADS?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/19/2020 22:13 Comments || Top||


Britain
Police in London attacked again last night but this time they push back
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Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  They sure don't look like the Beatles.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 07/19/2020 12:17 Comments || Top||


Caribbean-Latin America
Video of Mexican Cartel CJNG military column.
[Twitter]

Posted by: 3dc || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Anybody renting wart-hogs? Contact the Mehican gov't.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/19/2020 7:54 Comments || Top||


#3  I thought this was Portland at first, except no blue hair or skateboards.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 07/19/2020 12:22 Comments || Top||

#4  Decisions decisions: 1 Apache or 1 Warthog?
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 07/19/2020 21:00 Comments || Top||


Europe
Arson Suspected After Fire Guts Nantes Cathedral, France
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Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


Fifth Column
12 arrested, at least 18 injured at Chicago protest
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Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM


#2  Chicago rules.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 07/19/2020 12:41 Comments || Top||

#3  I hope her feets are o.k.
Posted by: Clem || 07/19/2020 12:42 Comments || Top||


Portland insurrection roundup: 50th day of violent protests
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Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Does anyone know of any polling of the citizenry of Portland with regard to the siege of their city?

Posted by: lord garth || 07/19/2020 0:17 Comments || Top||

#2  We'll see on Nov. 3 if Portlanders want this to continue or not.
Posted by: Cromoth Sheatch5463 || 07/19/2020 0:22 Comments || Top||

#3  That thing is a "sex worker"? Does artificially inseminating rats count as a "sex worker"?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/19/2020 3:57 Comments || Top||

#4  It's the suction control, not looks, Rob.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/19/2020 4:02 Comments || Top||

#5  Lilith Sinclair, a Portland antifa #activist & sex worker

Don't quit your day job, Lilith.
Posted by: Raj || 07/19/2020 8:59 Comments || Top||

#6  Nov 3 elections for Mayor in Portland OR feature incumbent leftist Wheeler vs challenger leftist Iannaronne (her big issue is climate change).

Posted by: lord garth || 07/19/2020 11:02 Comments || Top||

#7  ..Lilith? Appropriate.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/19/2020 11:18 Comments || Top||

#8  Why should we think the press helmet is fake?
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/19/2020 12:06 Comments || Top||


#10  Now for the good news - you think they wipe the mike between users?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 07/19/2020 12:32 Comments || Top||


Portland Catch and Release
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Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM


Minneapolis: ‘It’s 24-Hour Crime’
[MINNESOTA.CBSLOCAL] Gun battles, drug dealing and prostitution — that’s what neighbors in one part of north Minneapolis say they’re dealing with on a daily basis.Homicides and other violent mostly peaceful crimes are pulling police away. That’s leaving some neighborhoods feeling like they’re on their own.

The aftermath of a shoot out near Lowry and Logan Avenues in north Minneapolis has residents fed up.

"There was about 30 rounds shot," Jake, a nearby resident told WCCO.

Several homes on the block were hit. Two showed up at the hospital and are expected to recover.

"It’s 24-hour crime," Arthur Dent explained.

Neighbors call this a war zone, where crime is king.

"We’re seeing drug sales, I mean people pull up chairs and they sell it in our lawns, there is illegal gambling on the street, people selling firearm," Jake said.

"It’s prostitution, its violence against women who can’t protect themselves, we’ve had somebody sexually assaulted in our front yard," Dent explained.

Both of these men watch the violence from their homes, afraid to show their faces because they’ve been warned to stay quiet.

"Somebody got my attention with a weapon to make sure that I understood that I needed to be careful," Dent said.


Fmr. Policy Fellow To Minneapolis Mayor Charged With Drug, Gun Crimes
[MINNESOTA.CBSLOCAL] A former policy fellow to Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was charged Friday by the United States Attorney’s office with drug and gun crimes.

Keegan Jamaal Rolenc, 28, was arrested by Minneapolis police in early February after a traffic stop yielded a 9mm semi-automatic handgun, about 40 grams of cocaine, and other evidence of drug distribution.

Rolenc has previously been convicted of several felonies, including a drive-by shooting, assaults and drug possessions.

He was charged Friday with one count each of being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.

Rolenc first met Mayor Frey in a Minneapolis Group Violence Intervention program. Frey eventually brought him into the mayor’s office as an intern, and then as a policy fellow. Frey also helped Rolenc in his quest to obtain a realtor’s license, but his criminal history shut him out.

Frey said back in February that he was "gutted" by news of Rolenc’s arrest.

His formal detention hearing is set for July 22.

Powderhorn Landlord Sues Minneapolis Park Board Over Homeless Encampment Crime
[MINNESOTA.CBSLOCAL] A landlord in the Powderhorn neighborhood is suing the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, claiming that allowing people to live in tents in the park violates a number of already-existing ordinances.

For the past few weeks, people experiencing homelessness have set up tents in Powderhorn park, resulting in both community support and controversy as they seek a stable place to live amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The owner of an apartment building on the 31st block of Tenth Avenue, however, has had multiple tenants say they plan to move out because of the ongoing issues at the park.

On one occasion, a tenant sent him a video of a person — who appeared to be coming from the park — try to open car door handles in the parking lot. That same person then allegedly went up to the building and tried to open the tenant’s windows.

The landlord is suing the park board for at least $10,000 in damages, an added video security system, security patrols, repairing damage, and replacing lost tenants.

The park board said they have "acted at all times consistent with Gov. Walz’s Executive Orders and directions concerning the homeless and within the Park Board’s legal authority to govern parks.”
Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6539 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Dear Minnapolis Residents:
HA! HA!

You voted for it!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/19/2020 0:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Mr. Fool, given that Minneapolis is Democrat controlled, are you SURE they voted for it?
Posted by: AlanC || 07/19/2020 7:51 Comments || Top||

#3  You can take the boy out of the country....
Posted by: Clem || 07/19/2020 7:58 Comments || Top||

#4  #2 Well, if there's voter fraud in MN (see Franken, Al and car trunks), then they're putting up with it, which amounts to the same thing.
Posted by: charger || 07/19/2020 13:38 Comments || Top||

#5  Good Point - but as Charger said - they put up with hit.
Same for LA, SF, etc...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/19/2020 14:20 Comments || Top||

#6  All Trump's fault...
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/19/2020 15:38 Comments || Top||

#7  It's too late for you morons to sell you homes and move away from Minneapolis now. Too late, you fools. Your only two options now are to fix it yourselves or watch it become Detroit.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/19/2020 16:04 Comments || Top||

#8  Minneapolis envies Detroit.
Posted by: Tom || 07/19/2020 16:05 Comments || Top||


NYC: ‘Refund the Police!’ ‘Refund the Police!’ ‘Refund the Police!’
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From the Twitter thread:
Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM


The Grand Turk
Death toll in Turkish migrant boat sinking rises to 50
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Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Turkish migrant boat
= Escapees from Turkey? or invaders taking the Turk Taxi?
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/19/2020 10:14 Comments || Top||


Iraq
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the killing of a top Iraqi army commander north of Baghdad
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
In a statement published on ISIS-affiliated Amaq media outlet, the krazed killer group claimed Death Eaters "killed General Brigadier Ali Hameed Ghaydan, commander of Brigade 59 of the Iraqi Army on Ibn Sina street... in an ambush by our fighters with various weapons."

Three others were said to be killed in the attack, according to the statement.
Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
IDF: Troops arrest 3 Palestinians who had planned to carry out West Bank attack
[IsraelTimes] The IDF says its troops arrested three Paleostinians in the Jalazone refugee camp, north of Ramallah, whom it claims were planning on carrying out a terror attack.

The army says the suspects had planned an attack that would begin by them "hurling an bomb from their vehicle toward the community of Beit-El, as well as an attempted drive-by shooting."

The suspects were transferred to the Shin Bet for questioning.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/19/2020 07:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6513 views] Top|| File under:


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Another Boom in Iran: Power Station
[Independent] An Iranian power plant has been hit by an explosion, the country’s official news agency has reported.

There were no casualties after the blast in the central Isfahan province, according to IRNA.

It was caused by the wear and tear of a transformer, the managing director of the Isfahan power company told the news agency.
unlike some of the other explosions, this one may well be non sabotage event
Or Insh'Allah maintenance
Power was interrupted for two hours, he said.

There have been several explosions and fires around Iranian military, nuclear and industrial facilities since late June.
there was a pipeline explosion on 18 July which was only lightly reported
We have that one here. :-)
Posted by: lord garth || 07/19/2020 11:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6480 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Funny the amount of explosions and destructive mayhem you can have in a concentrated period without any real casualties. Well done...somebody.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/19/2020 14:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Hard to keep your infrastructure up to snuff when you're spending all your spare cash on a nuke program.
Posted by: jpal || 07/19/2020 16:03 Comments || Top||

#3  when you're spending all your spare cash on a nuke program.

...and financing an increasing number of proxy wars.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/19/2020 21:09 Comments || Top||


Explosion of oil pipelines in Ma'ashour, Al-Ahwaz, Iran
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Update at 9:35 a.m.EDT: There seems to be a problem accessing the tweet, but The Times of Israel reports the following with a photo at the link:
An explosion was reported in an oil pipeline in Iran Saturday, the latest in a mysterious series of blasts and blazes that have occurred throughout the country.

Several of the recent disasters have struck sensitive Iranian sites, leading to speculation that they could be part of a sabotage campaign engineered by Israel or another Tehran foe.

The latest incident occurred in a pipeline in the Ahvaz region in the south of the country, according to reports in local and social media.

Video shared on social media showed a large fire at the scene. There were no reports of casualties in the incident, and it was not immediately clear what the cause was.
Posted by: Fred || 07/19/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6493 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Somebody really doesn"t like Iran. Allen maybe?
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/19/2020 6:33 Comments || Top||

#2  Mess with our water, will you Aryans?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/19/2020 7:46 Comments || Top||

#3  Not to be picky, but how does oil explode?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/19/2020 8:00 Comments || Top||

#4  Combustion
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/19/2020 9:40 Comments || Top||

#5  More Bad Luck (TM)
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/19/2020 10:12 Comments || Top||

#6  Iranian Antifa? Parthian Lives Matter?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/19/2020 12:18 Comments || Top||

#7  #3 Not to be picky, but how does oil explode?

All one has to do is either vaporize or aerosolize the oil a bit (small explosion will suffice) then light it (same explosion again will suffice) and will end up with a self supporting fire with the flame evaporating the oil to sustain the flame.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/19/2020 13:21 Comments || Top||

#8  #7 Not to be picky, but that's a fire. I once saw a demo where a guy put out a fire by dumping a bucket of either crude or bunker oil on it.
So somebody set off an explosion close to or on the pipeline. Hard to figure out how an oil pipeline explodes itself. Now, maybe in the pumping station or the booster station plumbing there were vapors from a previous run of gasoline. Those might blow up. More than likely, instead of blowing up the pipeline, various valves would have been blown out. And the oil finds its way there under pressure because that's the current run. Is there still a fire? Probably not, as the vapors blew and that was all....maybe started something else on fire. But you need the aerosolizing.
In order to do that, you need an explosion ON the oil or the pipeline itself. That's a good shot, presuming an insider didn't get some shaped charge cutting line out of his lunch box.
Now, if there were storage tanks. In the old, old days, some of the oil facilities had surplus bronze napoleon cannon for putting a ball into a tank which was in danger of overpressure. Saw that in El Dorado, Kansas at their display of the prarie oil boom. Worth half a day, if you're out that way. Anyway, they didn't expect a cannon ball to be pyrophoric.
Nope. Outside influence.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/19/2020 22:11 Comments || Top||

#9  #7 Not to be picky, but that's a fire. I once saw a demo where a guy put out a fire by dumping a bucket of either crude or bunker oil on it.
So somebody set off an explosion close to or on the pipeline. Hard to figure out how an oil pipeline explodes itself. Now, maybe in the pumping station or the booster station plumbing there were vapors from a previous run of gasoline. Those might blow up. More than likely, instead of blowing up the pipeline, various valves would have been blown out. And the oil finds its way there under pressure because that's the current run. Is there still a fire? Probably not, as the vapors blew and that was all....maybe started something else on fire. But you need the aerosolizing.
In order to do that, you need an explosion ON the oil or the pipeline itself. That's a good shot, presuming an insider didn't get some shaped charge cutting line out of his lunch box.
Now, if there were storage tanks. In the old, old days, some of the oil facilities had surplus bronze napoleon cannon for putting a ball into a tank which was in danger of overpressure. Saw that in El Dorado, Kansas at their display of the prarie oil boom. Worth half a day, if you're out that way. Anyway, they didn't expect a cannon ball to be pyrophoric.
Nope. Outside influence.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/19/2020 22:11 Comments || Top||


1 killed, 1 wounded in Damascus blasts
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Is Turkey smuggling ISIS detainees out of Syria?
[Jpost] Tens of thousands of ISIS members, including their families, ended up detained in eastern Syria in the last several years as the SDF and the US-led Coalition forces defeated ISIS.

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’s pro-government media is celebrating an operation by Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization that "rescued" a Moldovan woman and her four children from "bully boyz in northern Syria." In the language of Turkey’s pro-government media what this actually means is Turkey’s intelligence service apparently smuggled a woman and children out of an area in eastern Syria that is under the control of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.
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