Elderly Christian woman and daughter stabbed by armed men in northwestern Iraq

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 A.M.) – An elderly Christian woman and her daughter were attacked by armed men on Monday in the historical Assyrian city of Bartella.

The woman and her daughter were reportedly attacked with hammers and knives before the assailants fled the scene of the crime. Bli Rik På Bitcoin Utan Att Ens Köpa Bitcoin Crypto Soft Ads by Revcontent Find Out More > 31,876 According to the Iraqi Christian Foundation, the attackers were from an Iranian-backed militia.Iraq’s Christian population, which is primarily made up of Syriac Orthodox and Chaldeans (eastern Catholic), has suffered immensely over the last two decades, with a large portion of the historical community fleeing their ancient lands.