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Iraqi Assyrian Christian killed in targeted shooting
TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/11/2010 | Dan Wooding

Posted on 06/10/2010 9:44:11 AM PDT by Patriot1259

The Assyrian International News Agency -- www.aina.org -- is reporting that Christians in Iraq are expressing fear of renewed violence after 34-year-old Hani Salim Wadi was killed Monday night in Kirkuk.

The incident has sparked an atmosphere of insecurity, AsiaNews reported today.

The AINA story said that Wadi, a Christian businessman, was married with a daughter. He owned a mobile phone store downtown.

Eyewitnesses said that he was shot in front of his house in a "targeted killing."

"We Christians are once more targets of attacks," an anonymous source told AsiaNews.

A series of attacks have been targeted at Christians in Kirkuk and Mosul over the past months.

(Excerpt) Read more at thecypresstimes.com ...


TOPICS: Politics; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: christians; murder; muslims; radicalislam

1 posted on 06/10/2010 9:44:11 AM PDT by Patriot1259
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