|Under threat, Iraq's Christians flee city of Mosul|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
BAGHDAD — The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq’s second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: convert to Islam, pay a tax or face death.
By the time the deadline imposed by the Islamic State extremist group expired, the vast majority of Christians in Mosul had made their decision. They fled.
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