Iraqi Christians Who Returned Home Forced to Flee Again

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Iraqi Christians Who Returned Home Forced to Flee Again



Hundreds of Iraqi Christians who had returned to their homes after initially leaving because of the Islamic State were forced from their homes again because of violence.


According to The Christian Post, hundreds of families in the Kurdish town of Telskuf were told this week to leave the city because of Iraqi soldiers. The soldiers were planning to recapture the city.


Some 1,000 Christian families had returned to the city in the last year.


Most of the Christians who returned to the town fled again to the town of Alqosh. Reports said that only a priest and a handful of people who worked for the church stayed behind.


“Nobody wants this to be collateral damage in a contest between these two entities,” a source told The Christian Post. “It’s a Christian town and you have the Kurdish peshmerga and the Iraqi army fighting over it and the people who had just faced genocide and just moved home are going to be the unintended victims here.”


The plan to recapture the city, however, was stopped, but the situation is “touch-and-go.”


“We are very grateful that just this evening American government involvement was able to stop the planned battle for Telskuf — a town in Nineveh recently liberated from ISIS and rebuilt with a $2 million grant from the government of Hungary,” said Carl Anderson, head of the Catholic-fraternal organization and advocacy group Knights of…

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