As the battle for freedom between ISIS and the global opposition including Iraqi Christian soldiers continues, we found a beautiful moment, christian fighters erecting a cross shortly after defeating the terrorist forces near Mosul, an area located in the northwestern region of the country.
The Nineveh Plains Protection Unit (NPPU) troops, positioned the cross upright, after taking down the militants.
— George Thomas (@GTReporting) October 26, 2016
The 39 second video posted by anchor and international CBN Senior correspondent, George Thomas, shows the men in uniform as well as a priest, speaking to one another as they put stones down to hold the wooden cross in place.
The NPPU forces are mostly composed of indigenous Assyrian Christians, a classification of people that have been persecuted for their religious practice of Christianity, according to a United States based non-profit that is collecting monies to help, called, Restore Nineveh Now.
The Northwest region of Iraq, specifically the Nineveh Plains has been home to the Yezidis and Assyrians for thousands of years, according to the site.
In 2014 the army formed to combat the horrible doings of ISIS, which has caused thousands to flee.
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