Monday, October 05, 2009

Christian nurse killed in Iraq

Today, AsiaNews released the following report:

kirkuk_grievingImad Elias Abdul Karim, 55 year-old Christian nurse who was kidnapped on 3 October in front of his home in the suburb of Mualimin in Kirkuk, has been found dead. Local sources tell AsiaNews that yesterday evening, at about 11, police found the body of man "thrown" on the road between the district and Dumez and Asra Mafqudin Wa: the same place where in the past Risq Aziz - a Christian and ranking official of the city - and two other women were killed. From an initial medical report, the body "has obvious signs of torture." [read more…]

Please remember Imad’s family during this time of grief.  Please post a pray on their behalf and in his memory on our Persecuted Church Prayer Wall.

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