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Iraq: Gunmen kill elderly Christian couple inside their Baghdad home

ICC Note:

Two more Iraqi Christian civilians were murdered on Sunday – this time an elderly couple in their Baghdad home – as attacks targeting Christians continue.

12/5/2010 Iraq (CNN) – Attackers gunned down an elderly Christian couple late Sunday inside their Baghdad home, the latest in a string of religious-rooted violence that has spurred international outcry and a full-court press for justice from Iraqi authorities.

Gunmen broke into the couple’s residence in Baladiyat, a predominantly Shiite area in eastern Baghdad, during the night and shot them dead, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.

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