Omar installed the bomb in the trunk of his car. He set the detonator in the glove box then headed to the town center.
“If you die, love continues. Protect your family,” said the radio spokesman.
Omar saw an insurance agency and stopped to talk to an agent. Omar left knowing, regardless of the cost, his large family would be taken care of.
He stopped at a traffic light and was rear-ended. His life passed before his eyes as he braced for the explosion then died from a heart attack.
© May 31, 2011