Al Qaeda gunmen burn down church in Syria

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 20:08

<p>Gunmen of Al Qaeda-affiliated &quot;Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS)&rdquo; have burned down the Church of the Holy Cross, located in the area of ​​Tal Abyad in Raqqa Province, northeast of Syria, on October 27, 2013.<br />Insurgents also took down the cross off the roof of the Armenian Church in the region.<br />Since the outbreak of armed clashes between the Syrian army and the opposition, dozens of churches were burned or destroyed in several areas in Syria which threatens the future of peaceful coexistence between the various communities in the country.<br />&nbsp;</p>

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