Terrorists set fire to Syriac Church in Deir Ezzor city

19/6/13 – SANA

Terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra on Wednesday set fire to al-Wahdah Syriac church in Deir Ezzor city.

An official source told SANA that an armed group affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra set fire to the church’s building. The church’s furniture and contents went up in flames.

An army unit also clashed with armed terrorist groups which attacked citizens and their properties in al-Jbeileh neiborhood and al-Merieh village, killing and injuring their members.

The attack against the church is not the first, as terrorists previously targeted the Latin Church in Deir Ezzor with a car bomb, causing great material damage to it.