Iraqi Red Crescent : The number of displaced Christian families Increased to more than 600 families as a result of threatened by gunmen in Mosul

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society Announced: The number of displaced Christian families increased to more than 600 families after being threatened by gunmen. The Assistant Secretary General of the Red Crescent Mohammed Alkhozai said : “More than 600 families were displaced during the last two days of the Mosul to its out skirts”. Alkhozai added ” the Iraqi Red Crescent Record displace more than 300 families from Mosul to Alhamdania Karakosh and reached 200 with another family to Bartalah and Ba’shiqah as well as the displacement of more than 100 families to Alsger  district inside Arbil. Alkhozai added: “the property of the displaced families have been robbed during her escape from Mosul by gunmen without mercy”. alkhozai pointing out “most of the families were distributed to churches, families and relatives in Bashiqa and Karakosh and others managed to enter the province of Arbil”, while Red Crescent teams distributes more than 300 basket of food and Aid to those families.

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About Iraqi Red Crescent Society

An independent national humanitarian society that works to reduce the suffering and pain of people without discrimination during the peace and war , natural disasters and non-natural disasters , it is also considered one of the most activist societies in the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The work of the society depends on the principle of voluntary work which considered the base in IRCS work , that the voluntary service is embodied the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent international movement which considered volunteers the basic block in the society work , that the voluntary relief doesn’t work for any interest or seek for any profit .

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