Exodus of Christian Families From Mosul Because of Threats
|July 18, 2014||Filled under Iraq Daily News|
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Security source said Ba’shiqah in hand, on Friday, the arrival of about 20 Christian families have fled the city of Mosul, indicating that the militants “Daash” and directed them to threats, “the final deadline”, which ends at 12 noon on Saturday.
Said the source, who asked not to be identified, in an interview with “Twilight News” that “about 20 Christian families arrived hand Ba’shiqah (17 km north-east of Mosul) to escape the threats Daash in the city of Mosul.”
“The displaced Christians confirmed that militants Daash gave them a deadline until twelve o’clock noon on Friday, or face an unknown fate.”
The source quoted the displaced as saying, “The families of dozens of Christians have fled towards the other towns in the Nineveh Plain with relatives and knowledge to them.”
“The gunmen were Christians say this is not your home, get out of the connector, you do not take your state property, because it Gnaúmana.”
Controlled organization “Daash” together with other armed factions in the ninth of last June on the city of Mosul, and large parts of the province of Salah al-Din, as well as other areas of the provinces of Diyala and Kirkuk, before security forces were able to restore some of them.
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