An Iraqi man stopped a would-be suicide bomber from the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) from reaching his intended target on Thursday night; thus, saving dozens of lives at the Sayyed Mohammad Shrine in the town of Balad.

According to Iraqi activists, the man was identified as Najih Shaker Al-Baldawi – a local resident of Balad that physically stopped the terrorist from entering the shrine before the latter detonated his suicide vest, killing them both in the process.

Without Al-Baldawi’s heroics on Thursdsay night, the death toll from the Islamic State terrorist attack at the Sayyed Mohammad Shrine could have risen exponentially.

 

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Bonita Kale
Bonita Kale
2016-07-12 12:06

That’s not heroics–that’s real heroism. He made the world a better place–and a worse one. Better because he prevented some horrors, worse because he’s not in it anymore. God bless him.

Jay Taylor
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Jay Taylor
2016-07-10 12:20

Extraordinary heroism. Never forget this great man.

matt
matt
2016-07-10 15:30

you beautiful soul God Bless you

Gabriel Martin
Gabriel Martin
2016-07-09 00:37

R.I.P. 🙁 hero

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-07-09 03:03
Reply to  Gabriel Martin

+1

Marky
Marky
2016-07-10 12:20
Reply to  Gabriel Martin

God had a bet each side

Conservative
Conservative
2016-07-10 13:19

I don’t know if I would have the b***s to do that. I wonder if he knew that what he was doing was going to cost him his life at the time. What a great man. I can’t think of a better way to go than saving the lives of others.

Veganpuncher
Veganpuncher
2016-07-10 15:41

A hero. A monument to selflessness in times of greed.

daddysdarlin
daddysdarlin
2016-07-10 17:32

RIP you are a true hero.

Yoshi Zeroin
Yoshi Zeroin
2016-07-09 00:36

God Bless You..

Cyriak Papasissis
Cyriak Papasissis
2016-07-09 00:46

Human beings can still attain such heights of ethical self-sacrifice !!!! :'(

Cedric
Cedric
2016-07-10 14:55

FKIN h**l man why do people like you DIE. Because of these fkin idiots

AstronautMikeD
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AstronautMikeD
2016-07-10 15:21

THAT’S HOW YOU MARTYR, PEOPLE. What a badass.

Samuel
Samuel
2016-07-10 22:20

Good job. f**k those religious extremist cunts.

Betty L. McLane-Iles
Betty L. McLane-Iles
2016-07-11 18:49

thank you Najh Shaker Al Baldawi for saving these people and blessing us with your courage. You must be inscribed in the Eternal’s book of life for infinite blessing.

Nipple Kingdom
Nipple Kingdom
2016-07-10 19:53

Terrorist didn’t deserve the hug.

Madrid
Madrid
2016-07-11 00:13

R.I.P., may the true God welcome you to paradise.

Jamie
Jamie
2016-07-11 03:59

The blood of the lambs covers all.. Thank you Jesus.

Macdriz6
Macdriz6
2016-07-09 00:36

Onward Iraq man

MH370
MH370
2016-07-09 02:05

Al fatihah for him

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-07-09 03:10

If only had a carried a pistol : it’s much better than the bodycount of a suicide bombing is only of “1” : the terrorist and no one else…

Fug isis
Fug isis
2016-07-10 11:55
Reply to  Daeshbags Sux

You do realise that most suicide bombers have a “panic button” or physically hold the detonator in their hands so that if they die before detonating the bomb, the weight of their hand or their bodies is enough to trigger the detonation. So shooting a bomber in a crowd of civilians would just cause the bomb to go off therefore killing many people.

ageoij
ageoij
2016-07-10 12:26
Reply to  Daeshbags Sux

If he had a gun he could’ve shot other innocent people too.

Mac
Mac
2016-07-10 13:54
Reply to  ageoij

I’m not sure that would have worked my friend. Hugging the bomber absorbed the blow, where as shooting would have produced much worse results.

Mob
Mob
2016-07-10 12:53
Reply to  Daeshbags Sux

Not everyone lives in America

Mac
Mac
2016-07-10 13:53
Reply to  Daeshbags Sux

I’m not sure that would have worked my friend. Hugging the bomber absorbed the blow, where as shooting would have produced much worse results.

Zehra Osmić
Zehra Osmić
2016-07-09 06:47

shi * it d**n it stopped Muslims to kill the d**n bastards

NotReallyISIS
NotReallyISIS
2016-07-10 12:08

He stopped Allahs will the pig will burn forever.

David
David
2016-07-10 13:32
Reply to  NotReallyISIS

An unlikely story.

deacon
deacon
2016-07-11 23:12
Reply to  NotReallyISIS

How do you know that Najih Shaker Al-Baldawi’s selfless action was not “Allah’s will”? I suspect that it was. He will get his 72 virgins, and so much more.

4:92. Never should a believer kill a believer. […]

4:93. If a man (a believer) kills a (another) believer intentionally his recompense is h**l to abide therein (for ever): and the wrath and the curse of Allah are upon him and a dreadful penalty is prepared for him.

The “Burning forever” is reserved for the bomber, according to the Q’uran.

allah lost agains a man!
allah lost agains a man!
2016-07-13 02:43
Reply to  NotReallyISIS

Can a single man stop allah’s will?
Then the army certainly can thus all allah followers already lost.

ToyotaF42
ToyotaF42
2016-07-10 17:12

I don’t understand why people will kill themselves (the suicide bomber) over imaginary beings (religion and Gods)? The dumbest thing I’ve heard. Use your head.

salman
salman
2016-07-10 20:35

if i told you this link contains a thing which you have never seen on internet then…
====> http://goo.gl/nZSstH

Ashin
Ashin
2016-07-11 04:18

Attack on Shiite shrine north of Baghdad, 36 killed
Iraq police officials said “an attack carried out by multiple suicide bombers on a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad has killed 36 and wounded 52”. Police officials say the attack began late last night when a suicide bomber targeted policemen guarding the entrance to the Sayyid Mohammed shine in Balad, 80 kilometers north of the capital Baghdad.
Watch this video: http://goo.gl/aHzuxJ

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John
2016-07-12 02:57

God will bless this great man. His selfless, ultimate sacrifice will instill in all good people to bring a swift end to the maggots known as Daesh– cutthroats and brothers of Satan, Bush, Obama and the b***h and the witch in the White House- the foul smelling mass murderer Clinton-and her over-sexed Billy the b***s boy, also a murderer of humanity–

Roman Jurišić
Roman Jurišić
2016-07-09 01:29

only dog can sacrifice himself for shaytan leaders

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-07-09 03:08

This guy sacrificed himself to save lives, not for any leader.

marius
marius
2016-07-10 14:22
Reply to  Daeshbags Sux

Don’t ruin his world of righteous and shaitan followers 🙂 It’s so simple and easy to understand. You make it complex.

Co Cit
Co Cit
2016-07-11 06:57

Yes, the bomber surely sacrificed himself for shaytan leaders.. truly said

liberator150
liberator150
2016-07-09 14:58

Press F to pay Respect

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ducatizuki
ducatizuki
2016-07-09 00:49

going to h**l inshaa allah