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RT News: Syrian Christian village in crossfire as govt forces try to squeeze out Al Nusra rebels

07 Sep

Heavy fighting between rebels and regime forces continues in Syria’s predominately Christian village of Maaloula, which was earlier partially destroyed by Al-Qaeda affiliated rebels.

“There are clashes just inside the town in the western  district between Popular Committees (militia) and rebel  forces,” director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,  Rami Abdul Rahman, told AFP

Read more at:  http://rt.com/news/syrian-village-maaloula-fighting-555/

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Posted by on September 7, 2013 in Christians, Islam, Middle East, Religion, Syria, War

 

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