Another Armenian Dies in Syrian Clashes
DAMASCUS (Tert.am)—Another Syrian-Armenian died over the weekend during clashes between government and opposition forces.
Local sources reported that a soldier in the Syrian Army, Raffi Ibrahim Kadmus of Tel Abiad, was killed near Homs.
Another Armenian soldier, Levon Kuyoumjian, 20, was killed late last month in clashes on the Syrian-Turkish border at the at Bab al-Hawa checkpoint.
Earlier in May, an Armenian church and school, operating under the auspices of the Prelacy of Syria, were attacked in the Syrian city of Homs by members of the Syrian opposition.
The school and the school, which are located in Hamidia district, mainly populated by Arab Christians will be used by them as a hospital and convalescence center.
In March, an Armenian woman, Araxie Bedrosian was one of the victims when 200 kilograms of explosives were placed in a car in the Sulaymaniyeh neighborhood in Aleppo, near a Latin church and two primary schools. It is in an area heavily populated by Christians, including many Armenians.
On February 10, two suicide car bombs targeting Syrian regional military and security headquarters shook Aleppo, claiming 28 victims, among them army soldier Viken Hairabedian.