posted on Mar, 9 2004 @ 08:37 PM
Two persons intent on suicide stormed into a Masonic Lodge in Istanbul Turkey. They carried automatic weapons and set off explosions that killed one
person and injured five others. Al-Jazeera and Turkey Post are reporting 2 dead and 6 injured.
Bombers attack Istanbul Masonic lodge
"Two assailants shot the guard in his feet and raked the restaurant of the lodge with gunfire, then detonated bombs," Guler told reporters. "One
terrorist and one waiter was killed. The second terrorist is injured with his arm ripped off and his guts spilled out."
The Masons, a secretive society that traces its roots to medieval craft associations, are active in this predominantly Muslim but strictly secular
There are an estimated 5 million to 6 million Masons worldwide, pledged to the principles of brotherliness, charity and mutual aid. Membership is by
[Edited on 3-9-2004 by worldwatcher]