Original URL: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/03/23/sumo_insurgents/

Sumo insurgents menace US forces in Iraq

Fox News picture shocker

By Lester Haines

Posted in Bootnotes, 23rd March 2007 12:10 GMT

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for US forces in Iraq, Fox News bring chilling pictoral evidence of a new heavyweight weapon deployed by the fun-loving insurgents of that sun-kissed land astride the Tigris:

Picture of Sumo wrestlers - a burning vehicle in Baghdad, according to Fox News

Crikey. Against this kind of attack, even the most heavily-armoured Hawaiian wrestler is pretty well defenceless. Time for the coalition to send in the bare knuckle-fighting gypsies?


A hearty domo arigato to Andy, Chris and Dave for this weighty tip-off.