Assiriyan Christian boy beheaded in Iraq
Baqouba (Iraq): 30 October, 2006: A 15 year old Assyrian Christian boy named Ayath Taariq was beheaded in a factory by some of the muslim insurgents on October 21, 2006, missionary of the At Anycost Jesus Mission in Iraq reported.
Ayath Taariq was appointed to maintain a generator in a factory by an electrical agency in Baqouba. He was at the beginning of a 12 hour shift in the morning. When he was becoming ready for the work, some of the disguised muslim insurgents came to him and asked his identity card.
In his identity card it was recorded that he was a Christian. The insurgents asked him, "Are you a Christian sinner?"
Ayath Taariq replied, "I am a Christian, saved from sin by Jesus Christ. So I am not a sinner".
The insurgents became angry and shouted at him, "You dirty christian sinner, you have no chance to live". Then they caught him by force, telling slogans "Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar Valillahil Hamdu" and cut off the head.
Ayath Taariq was the only earning member of the family. His father was died few years back. He has a sick mother, an younger brother and an younger sister in his family.