On Monday 29th of Augusts 2011, Sayeed Amar al-Hakeem, the head the Higher Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, expressed his deep sadness over terrorist bombings upon Um Al-Qura & Omar Ibn Al Khattab mosques in Baghdad and the death of dozens Innocent Iraqi citizens, where the MP Sheikh Khalid al-Fahdawi was among them, reminding the security forces with its big responsibilities in preserving the lives of citizens and the reduction of breakthroughs that lead their lives and secure communities, especially the worship locations including mosques and churches.
In his statement, al-Hakeem urged the Iraqi government and security agencies to double the security and intelligence efforts and to get benefits from the lessons of the previous negative accidents and beaten with an iron fist on anyone who wants to put the lives of innocent citizens at risk or threaten the security and stability of Iraq.
Al-Hakeem statement reads as follows;
“In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
In Hearts filled with grief and sorrow over the terrorist bombings and criminal events which affected the innocent citizens during the previous days, pain has been renewed last night by the Invasion of the of Islam, nation and Muslim blood privacy, while the Muslim world awaited joy the moon as new month for (Eid al-Fitr) feast on the same wrong cursed hands which expanded as usual during the previous years to turn the holy month of Ramadan into a month smells out forbidden blood instead of mercy, forgiveness and tolerance month.
We express our deep concern over terrorist bombings, which hits the Um-AlQura & Omar Ibn Al Khattab mosques in Baghdad and the death of a group of our sons and innocent people, led by the MP Khalid Fahdawi, We present all sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to their families asking Allah to gather them the best of good work, We here remind the security forces with their big responsibilities in preserving the lives of citizens, reduce the breakthroughs that takes their lives away and secure communities, especially the worship locations as of the mosques and churches.
Yesterday the mosque of Hussein Dawood Alashour was targeted in Basra, while today the mosque of Um-AlQura was under attack in Baghdad, reminding all of our people that who targeted them does not distinguish among them as he claims, but he looks at them as one body and try to pains it by beat and murder.
We urge the Iraqi government and security agencies to double their security efforts and intelligence to benefits from the lessons of the past negative accidents, we encourage them however to beat with an iron fist on anyone who wants to put the lives of innocent citizens at risk or threaten the security, stability and progress of this country, asking Allah to put his mercy on our martyrs, heal our wounded and gives all of us succor and determination to face the war machine of terrorism against Iraq and its people”
Head the Higher Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq