Gunmen Kill 56 in Grisly Iraq Hostage Siege
Source: abcnews.go.comGunmen in military uniforms over explosives belts charged into a govt building in Tikrit in an attack that left 56 dead, with 15 shot execution-style. It ended when the attackers blew themselves up.
"It is a show of force aiming at convincing people that despite the setbacks, the insurgency is still active. Security is still fragile." (so never end the occupation!)