January 2008

Churches and Monasteries bombed in Iraq

On Sunday 6th January 2008, the Epifany day, 7 churches and monasteries were bombed in Bagdad and Mossul in Iraq.
3 of the attacks occured in Bagdad; the concerned chruches and monatery are:
The Church of Saint George in El Gadir area, where the bomb exploded in front of the entry of the Church.
The second attack targeted a Melkit Church in the Al Tahryat area, where the bomb exploded very close to the Church.
The third attack was directed against the convent of the sisters in the El Zafaraniye and called the Daughters of Mary.

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2008-Jan-07