March 21, 2014

Armed bands cross the Turkish border and attack Armenian-populated Kesab in Syria

Armed bands cross the Turkish border and attack Armenian-populated Kesab in Syria -

 

 

Today, in the morning of March 21, the Armenian-populated city of Kesab in Syria became the target of attacks by armed bands that raided the Syrian territory after crossing the Turkish border. From the beginning of the attacks Sev Aghbyur village –a part of Kesab- was made a target; the surrounding hills of the village have been occupied. The Syrian army is trying to push back the offensive forces. Currently the clashes are still going on. The populations of Sev Aghbyur and of other areas that are in danger have been transferred to more secure places. There are reports of injuries.

         
       Kantsasar Weekly  Diario Armenia