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Fatal attacks mar dim future for Iraq's fleeing Christians

Updated: 2013-12-27 06:50
By Alexander Dziadosz in Baghdad ( China Daily)

Fatal attacks mar dim future for Iraq's fleeing Christians

An Iraqi Christian holds a child during Christmas Mass at a church in Baghdad's Karrada neighborhood on Wednesday. Ali Al-Saadi / Agence France-Presse

It's Christmas in Baghdad, and once again Iraq's Christians are celebrating behind blast walls and barbed wire.

At least 34 people died in bomb attacks in Christian areas on Wednesday, some by a car bomb near a church after a Christmas service. A church attack in 2010 killed dozens.

Fatal attacks mar dim future for Iraq's fleeing Christians

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