Author Topic: Al Qaeda behind Baghdad church hostage-taking  (Read 474 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Elijah

  • Elder
  • *****
  • Posts: 384
  • God is love; be faithful un to death.
Al Qaeda behind Baghdad church hostage-taking
« on: November 01, 2010, 12:57:55 PM »
Quote
Al Qaeda behind Baghdad church hostage-taking
Fifty-two hostages and police were killed in Iraq on Sunday when security forces raided one of Baghdad's largest churches to free more than 100 Iraqis being held by al Qaeda-linked gunmen, a deputy interior minister said on Monday.
REUTERS - Fifty-two hostages and police officers were killed on Sunday when security forces raided a Baghdad church to free more than 100 Iraqi Catholics held by al Qaeda-linked gunmen, a deputy interior minister said.


http://www.france24.com/en/20101101-al-qaeda-claims-responsibility-baghdad-church-hostage-taking-our-lady-salvation-iraq-terrorism-deaths

Edited for the news posting policy - Michał Kalina.
« Last Edit: January 19, 2011, 04:47:34 PM by Michał Kalina »
Holy Mary, You are the ladder of life. St. Yared
My sons/daughters, come and I will teach you the fear of God. Christ is light.
He watches everything high; He is the king  even over those in the water. Eyob 41:25

Offline genesisone

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,679
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Antioch
Re: Al Qaeda behind Baghdad church hostage-taking
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2010, 01:12:47 PM »
This article from BBC is quite comprehensive and includes a list of attacks on Iraqi Christians since 2003.