Four children were killed when ISIS blew up the historic Mother of Aid Church in Mosul on Monday.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region- The Islamic State, or ISIS, has blown up on Monday an historic Christian church in Mosul. pic.twitter.com/nDdDl7Ci11
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The ancient Um al Maunah church has been in Mosul for hundreds of years.
The Islamic State, or ISIS, has blown up on Monday an historic Christian church in Mosul known as the Mother of Aid.
Saeed Mamuzini, media officer of the Mosul branch of the Kurdistan Democratic Party(PDK), told Rudaw the jihadists also killed four children who were near the church at the time of its destruction.
Mamuzin said the church was located in central of Mosul dates back to thousands of years.
Mosul fell in early June after the rapid capitulation by the Iraqi military, whose members reportedly abandoned their posts as the jihadists advanced.
Muslims in Mosul renovate a Catholic Church, demonstrate the tolerance for other cultures & religions, pic.twitter.com/OGXLdcJl8T
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