Skip to comments.Terrified Christian Families Flee Iraq's Mosul
Posted on 10/11/2008 10:34:54 PM PDT by truemiester
BAGHDAD Hundreds of terrified Christian families have fled Mosul to escape extremist attacks that have increased despite months of U.S. and Iraqi military operations to secure the northern Iraqi city, political and religious officials said Saturday.
Some 3,000 Christians have fled the city over the past week alone in a "major displacement," said Duraid Mohammed Kashmoula, the governor of northern Iraq's Ninevah province. He said most have left for churches, monasteries and the homes of relatives in nearby Christian villages and towns.
"The Christians were subjected to abduction attempts and paid ransom, but now they are subjected to a killing campaign," Kashmoula said, adding he believed "Al Qaeda" elements were to blame and called for a renewed drive to root them out.
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Why must Christians always be the ones to flee?
Take a clue from the Israelis . Stand and fight , fight and win.
So much for democracy in Iraq. Aint gonna happen. Once we leave, it will be as if we had never been there. Sharia law will reign supreme.
What I find interesting is how this story started this morning or last night with 500 fleeing, by afternoon it was 1000, and now its is 3000.
Yeah but the Israelis cannot survive indefinitely as a garrison state. Lok at what happened to Constantinople.