Walls of Diyarbakir (Tigranakert) Fortress damaged in clashes

The recent clashes between the Turks and Kurds in Sur administrative district of Diyarbakir (historic Tigranakert) have caused great harm to the historic monuments of the city.

The walls of ancient Diyarbakir Fortress, the Armenian St. Giragos and the Armenian Catholic Church have been damaged, reports, quoting Turkish website.

The Diyarbakir Fortress was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 4, 2015.

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