Armenian Catholic Church in Diyarbakir damaged in Police attack

The Armenian Catholic Church in Diyarbakir became the target of attacks by Turkish policemen during the curfew announced in Sur municipality of Diyarbakir, reports, quoting Turkish Dicle News Agency.

According to the source, the policemen not only attacked the church, but also stole some historic items.

Armenians are going to take the case to court, President of the Armenian Association of Mesopotamia Arat Karagozyan told the agency. He said the loss amounts to 300 thousand Turkish liras.

Karagozyan added that the Police broke the historic doors to enter the church. He said six large historic faience pictures and a number of carved stones were stolen.

Remind that the Armenian St. Giragos Church in Diyarbakir had earlier suffered as a result of clashes between PKK and the Police.

Show More
Back to top button