By: FA ME
Two police members in charged of protecting St. Paul’s Church in Mosul were killed yesterday 29th of September when an unidentified gunmen opened fire targeting them. Witnesses at the location said “an intensive fire shooting was heard before we knew the two policemen were killed”.
This incident followed by taking precautionary procedures and blocking all the roads that lead to the Church. The Church of St. Paul had witnessed many attacks; the most recent one was in January last year when a car bomb was detonated near the Church’s outside fence. The presence of Iraqi security forces was strengthen near Christian Churches in Mosul city with conjunction to the campaign that targeted Christians last fall.