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Posted on 12/30/2010 5:29:54 PM PST by jackspyder
BAGHDAD Militants attacked at least four Christian homes Thursday night with a combination of grenades and bombs, killing two people and sending fear into the already terrified tiny Christian community.
It was the first attack against the country's Christian community since al-Qaida-linked militants last week threatened a wave of violence against them. Christians went so far as to tone down their Christmas celebrations in what was a peaceful holiday, but the attacks Thursday night demonstrated the intent of militants to keep up their deadly pressure on the Christian community.
In the deadliest attack, assailants in southwestern Baghdad threw two grenades inside the home of a Christian family, killing two people and injuring five more, police said.
In a different neighborhood in eastern Baghdad, militants planted a bomb near a Christian home. Two people were injured in that attack.
Then another bomb planted near a Christian house in western Baghdad exploded, injuring one member of the family as well as a civilian who was driving by, police said.
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Please say prayers for all the Christians living in the Middle East.
I wonder if anyone is ever arrested for these crimes against Christians?
“The righteous perish, and no one ponders it in his heart; devout men are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.” — Isaiah 57:1-2
The U.S. should give refuge to this persecuted minority. Instead, we are importing Muslim colonists as fast as possible.
I supported the invasion, but every US serviceperson should LEAVE IRAQ NOW. The place has gone BACK to hell.
YNET NEWS.com (AP): "GUNMAN KILL CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN HER BAGHDAD HOME" (SNIPPET: "Iraqi officials say a Christian woman was killed after gunmen broke into her house in downtown Baghdad.") (Published January 3, 2011, 12:12/Israel News) (Read More...)