» 08/15/2011, 00.00
Attack against Kirkuk’s St Ephraim Syrian Orthodox Church
A bomb exploded at around 1.30 am. No one was killed or injured, but the church was heavily damaged. The incident follows others against Kirkuk Christians in early August.
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It is the first terrorist attack against Christian targets in the city. Harm against people and property are still to be determined.
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During Friday prayers, Muslim leaders praise the Churches commitment to dialogue and condemn Wednesday’s attacks against Christian targets. The Archdiocese helps to repair damage done to Muslim families.
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