At least 37 people have been killed after Iraqi security forces stormed a Catholic church in central Baghdad to free dozens of hostages being held by gunmen there, security sources say.May Our Lady Of Salvation intercede for the Iraqi people, especially for our Catholic brothers and sisters, that there may be peace.
Twenty-five hostages were among the dead, along with seven members of the Iraqi security forces and at least five of the attackers, they told the BBC.
About 100 people had been inside Our Lady of Salvation for an evening Mass.
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Priest among 37 killed in attack on Catholic Church in Baghdad
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