An Armenian church and school were attacked in the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday by members of the Syrian opposition, reported Armenpress News Agency.
The representative of the local Armenian community Nazareth Elmadjian said the Isahakian School attacked by the opposition works under the auspices of Armenian Apostolic Church’s Syrian Prelacy.
The school is located in Hamidia district of Homs which is mainly populated by Arab Christians. The opposition forces seized the school and church, which will be used by them as a hospital and convalescence center.
The Syrian army is not attacking the district because of the large number of civilians in the area, reported community.