Breaking news: The bombing of the Church of the Holy Family in Kirkuk this morning – Kirkuk – Exclusive
By: Emad Matty
The sources of in Kirkuk reported that a car bomb exploded in the city at dawn today, Tuesday 2nd of August 2011. The car was left in front of the door of the Holy Family Church for Syriac Catholic located at Shaterlo district in the center of the city of Kirkuk. The explosion caused the destruction of the church and the surrounding area.
The sources said that the incident resulted in wounding 13 persons, the conditions of one of them (Matty Shaba) is very series. Among the injuries were the priest Emad Yelda and a baby of less than 20 days old.
The sources added that the blast badly damaged the building of the church and the nearby building