Religious leader of the Armenian community of Dohuk, Rev. Fr. Masis Shahinian has informed that rebel groups have attacked the Armenian St. Etchmiadzin Church in Mosul, Iraq, Lradou.com reports. According to preliminary reports, fire broke out near the church.
It was reported earlier that 65 Armenian families and a priest in Mosul were forced out of the city after Islamist militants raided the city and took control of Iraq’s second largest city.