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Sister Leonella Sgorbati, RIP

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By Michelle Malkin  •  September 17, 2006 01:09 PM

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Here she is. This is the body of Sister Leonella Sgorbati, the elderly Catholic nun shot in the back after Somalia jihadist Sheik Abubukar Hassan Malin stoked Pope Rage by declaring:

“Whoever offends our Prophet Mohammed should be killed on the spot by the nearest Muslim.”

These unappeasable animals mean what they say.

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Via Yahoo! News: Fellow Italian nuns of slain Catholic sister Leonella Sgorbati line up to board the plane carrying her body as all the nuns working at the SOS hospital were evacuated from Mogadishu September 17, 2006.
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My guess this morning was correct–Sister Sgorbati was indeed a member of the Consolata Missionaries. She “died in an operating room after being hit with three or four bullets in the chest, stomach and back, doctors said.”

More:

“She died in the hospital treatment room,” doctor Ali Mohamed Hassan told Reuters. “She was shot outside the hospital, going to her house just across the gate.”

A nun from the Missionaries order identified her as sister Leonella Sgorbati, born in 1940, in Piacenza in northern Italy. In Somalia since 2002, she trained nurses at the SOS Kindergarten hospital.

The Italian government said the nun and two other Italian nuns working with her had been repeatedly advised to leave Somalia, which was formerly ruled by Italy.

Sunday’s death provoked scenes of mourning at the hospital.

“I was in class when I heard about six to eight shots, I ran out and saw sister bleeding,” Fatuma Hassan, 21, told Reuters.

“We’re so sad. It’s a big loss.”

Two suspects were later arrested by Islamist militiamen, but there were no details of their identity.

Oh, I am just on pins and needles trying to figure out who it might be.

The “wave of hate” isn’t about to begin.

It’s been going on a long, long time.

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