Thursday, December 26, 2013

38 Dead After Bombings Strike Christians in Iraq on Christmas Day



This is very sad news, as you know many rebels hate Christians in Iraq, but we never expect for them to kill on the celebration of Christ's birth.  Thirty-eight people are dead after there were bombings that took their lives on Christmas Day. 

According to Christian Post, the attacks will likely only incite more anxiety in Iraq's waning Christian population, which has long been targeted by extremists following the U.S. invasion of the country and the toppling of Saddam Hussein. The population has dwindled down to less than 500,000 from 1.4 million in 2003.  

May all of the victims rest in peace, we know they are in a much better place, because they died for Jesus Christ. 

38 Dead After Bombings Strike Iraqi Christian Areas on Christmas Day

At least 38 people are dead and 60 wounded after two bombs went off on Christmas Day in Baghdad. One exploded outside a Catholic church as members of the congregation were leaving a Christmas Day service, while another bomb killed 11 in a market in a Christian neighborhood.

The attacks will likely only incite more anxiety in Iraq's waning Christian population...Read full article, here.


Source and Photo: Christian Post

 

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