2013-08-27 11:52:00

Armenian church, school damaged in attack in Damascus

Yerevan, August 27, Interfax - Armenian St. Sarkis Church in Damascus was damaged as a result of an attack in Syria's capital of Damascus, the Armenian Foreign Ministry wrote on its Facebook page.

"The walls of Armenia's St. Sarkis Church and an Armenian school were damaged as a result of the yesterday's explosion," the ministry said.

According to the Armenian Foreign Misnitry, an Armenian national Akop Sarkisyan was killed and other Armenian nations were wounded in the attack.

According to official data, there lived 100,000 Armenians in Syria before the conflict started.