12 julio, 2008

"I wish I'd had a gun not a camera"

La frase que abre el post es de Sebastian D'Souza, el fotógrafo que logró imágenes de los terroristas que atacaron la estación ferroviaria Chatrapathi Sivaji , en Bombay. Un buen recordatorio para los inocentes que piensan que el monopolio estatal de las armas es la solución.

"I first saw the gunmen outside the station," Mr D'Souza said. "With their rucksacks and Western clothes they looked like backpackers, not terrorists, but they were very heavily armed and clearly knew how to use their rifles. "

"There were armed policemen hiding all around the station but none of them did anything," he said. "At one point, I ran up to them and told them to use their weapons. I said, 'Shoot them, they're sitting ducks!' but they just didn't shoot back."

"I told some policemen the gunmen had moved towards the rear of the station but they refused to follow them. What is the point if having policemen with guns if they refuse to use them? I only wish I had a gun rather than a camera."

Completo, acá. Visto vía Rational Review