Tuesday, March 06, 2018

I read this story about Ghouta and it made me wonder..

Bombing raids have killed more Syrians in the besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta before a delayed UN vote on a ceasefire to allow medical and food aid to reach civilians. Nearly a week into one of the most fierce assaults of Syria's long civil war, over 520 people were dead and thousands more injured, Médecins Sans Frontières said.


520 deaths is tragic.


There were 15,549 gun deaths in the US last year though.

61,331 injuries, respectively.

In other words, we have 29.9 bombings of Ghouta in the US every year.

That's 2.49 a month.

#1 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2018-03-06 05:56 AM

Now do vehicles.

#2 | Posted by madbomber at 2018-03-07 08:27 PM

#2 should we split the vehicle deaths into accidental vs. deliberate, or just gloss over thst distinction?

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-03-07 08:38 PM

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