Syrian-Armenian Serviceman Killed In Aleppo Clashes

Panos Aghazarian

Panos Aghazarian

ALEPPO, Syria (Armenian Weekly)—Panos Aghzarian (b. 1994), an Armenian member of the Syrian Armed Forces, was killed in military clashes in Aleppo on July 10, according to a report by Aleppo-based Kantsasar news.

Fighting between the Syrian Army and rebel forces in Aleppo has intensified in recent days, with some reports claiming as many as 40 dead and nearly 300 wounded, including two ethnic Armenians—Hripsimeh Chazarian and Sosi Ghazarian-Hekimian—who were injured on July 9, according to Kantsasar.

Aghzarian’s death comes a little more than a month after five Syrian-Armenians were killed in a week. Aleppo’s Armenian-populated Nor Kyugh and Zvartnots districts were attacked by more than 30 missiles on June 2, killing several civilians—including 4 ethnic Armenians. The attack, which reportedly came from militant opposition groups, injured several others and destroyed many buildings, including homes and stores. Vazken Jabaghchourian, Levon Kelkhacherian, Hovsep Janessian, and Khatchig Aboulaboutian were among those killed in the June 2 attack.


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  1. zarkim said:

    Americans funded, armed and encouraged Turkey to allow these terrorists to get stronger, enter Syria/Iraq and kill/kidnap innocent civilians. Most of these terrorists’ weapons were supplies by US Administration and allies. Aiding and abetting (Accessory): Americans have helped (And still do) Turkey Loot Iraq/Syira including stealing oil.
    While they were creating these TERRORIST groups (At least 100) in Syria by American Administration, Europe, England, Israel, Saudi and Jordan, etc.. ; They were all separately negotiating with Erdogan who was going to coordinate/manage/support these groups.
    This latest attack in France is by the same WOLVES that Hollande was sending to Syria to kill Armenian children in Kassab.
    Turkish terrorists that attacked Kessab were encouraged by Americans/allies and NATO including ISRAEL. ISIS exists because of Americans and their allies. ISIS’s stronghold/nest is in Turkey.
    KESSAB before & after March 21, 2014
    Remember Kessab 21/3/2014
    All those responsible, including the American Administration for encouraging these Turkish controlled terrorists harm innocent civilians must be held accountable. Armenians must be compensated for Armenian HOLY CHURCHES destroyed by these terrorists led by TURKEY, organized by American Administration.

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