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Jul 09 2018

Ingo Breuer

First Anniversary of Mosul Liberation Marked by Security Concerns

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Unpredictable Security Situation Continues to Discourage Return of Christians

07/09/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) www.persecution.org– One year ago on July 9, 2017, Prime Minister al-Abadi announced that the city of Mosul, the center of ISIS’s caliphate in Iraq, was finally liberated from the militants. ISIS captured the city on June 10, 2014 and used it as the administrative center from which to manage the rest of the territory it controlled in Iraq. Although one year has passed since the city’s liberation, a number of security concerns continue to challenge the city.

David Eubank of Free Burma Rangers was on the ground during the battle for Mosul. He recently told International Christian Concern (ICC), “The battle for Mosul was a brutal block-by-block, street-by-street, house-by-house fight. Thousands died and much of the city was destroyed.”

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