By: FA ME
Ankawa com received the extensive details about the targeting, which happened to a Christian family living in Al-Darkazlia in the left side of the city of Mosul. The attack took place at 3:30 on Thursday afternoon, the 6th of August 2009. Unknown men placed a device of sticker bomb on the house door of the Christian family consisting of “Yasser Yousif” (42 years) and his seventy some years old mother who’s suffering from cancer.
The explosion caused serious injuries on the head and the hands of “Yasser” and his mother’s hands and feet, it also damaged their home. Forces of the Iraqi arm forces surrounded the area and evacuated the injured “Yasser” and his mother to hospital for treatment. “Yasser” is still in the hospital but his mother was released from the hospital after receiving proper treatment and is being taking care of by a relative who lives next to the bereaved family.
This attack represents the fourth one of its kind in a series that have targeted Christians during the last few weeks in Mosul. A car bomb exploded in front of the the Virgin Fatima church which killed a young man. “Alaa Bashir”, the son of our people was abducted and is still being held despite the passage of two weeks since the abduction.