UPDATE: Lal Masjid Escapees shot; Jamia Faridia Raided

lal-masjid-overhead.jpgThis is looking ominous, as firing is now coming from areas where Jamia Fareedia is, and there appears to be a fresh attack at 2:00 am Pakistan time on the Lal Masjid madrassah.

 UPDATE: Clerical Delegation to meet with Abdul Rasheed Ghazi to persuade him to release children. Story here. Musharraf: Surrender or Die.

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Lal Masjid, Musharraf Assassination Attempt Updated

djinn-abdul-aziz-ghazi.jpgThere are tons of stories about the Lal Masjid standoff, the people of Pakistan are following this the way the US followed the OJ trial.  Rumors are rampant, and being propagated by the fact that press is being kept out of the area (the terrorists inside the mosque shot a journalist at the outset of this.) The main thing at the moment is that the government rejected Abdul Rashid’s “surrender terms”. Some foreign language papers might be reporting the surrender terms offered by Ghazi as having been offered by the government.

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