Skip to comments.Blasts kill Iraqi Christians
Posted on 12/30/2010 12:02:57 PM PST by Cardhu
Six explosions target Christians across Iraqi capital, killing two and wounding 15, days after al-Qaeda renewed threat.
Two people have been killed and 15 others wounded in a series of bomb attacks against the homes of minority Christians in different parts of Baghdad, police and interior ministry officials said on Thursday.
Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Baghdad that the six explosions took place outside as well as in the yards of Christian homes across Baghdad.
The attacks come just a few days after al-Qaeda renewed its threat against Iraq's small Christian community during this holiday period.
The worst attack was in the central Baghdad district of Al-Ghadir, where a homemade bomb exploded, killing two people and wounding three others, an interior ministry official told the AFP news agency.
"Christmas Eve and day had gone by without incident, but unfortunately that tense calm is now shattered," Rageh said.
Thousands of Christians are reported to have already fled the capital to the relatively safer north after a series of attacks targeting the community since October.
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“Not a good time to be a Christian in Iraq”
Anywhere for that matter.
We will know them by their fruit.
They should all be airlifted to Israel or the USA, and given immediate asylum.
Wish we could.