Christian communities in northeast Syria fear Turkey offensive threatening their very existence [#ChristianCommunities #SyriaPersecution #ChristianPersecution]

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Christian communities in northeast Syria fear Turkey offensive threatening their very existence [#ChristianCommunities #SyriaPersecution #ChristianPersecution]

[October 13, 2019]

As the Turkish military and its allied Syrian rebels continue their operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, Christian communities in the region fear that the Turkish-led offensive is threatening their very existence in the war-torn country.

On the first day of the Turkish offensive, which began on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, a Turkish artillery attack reportedly targeted a predominately-Christian neighborhood in Qamishli, the largest city in northeast Syria.

Ayeda Habsono and her husband, Fadi, were severely wounded in the attack that hit their house.

Several other residents were also wounded.

Syrian Christians Fear Persecution During Turkey Offensive | Voice of America – English:
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