Tagged: Mosque bombings

NIZAMUDDIN SHAMZAI

Mufti Nizamuddin Shamzai was born in a small village in Swat, Northern Pakistan, in 1930. He became, with time, a prominent Islamic preacher in one of the most prestigious Islamic Madrassas in Pakistan.

AL-ASKARIYA SHRINE BOMBING

On 02/22/2006 at about 07:00, a group of masked men attacked and took over the Al-Askariya shrine in Samara. After taking over the Mosque the attackers placed several charges and blew up the Golden dome of the shrine and large parts of the holy place.