3 Armenians killed as rebels throw gas bottles at Aleppo district

3 Armenians killed as rebels throw gas bottles at Aleppo district

PanARMENIAN.Net - Gas bottles thrown by rebels late last week at the Nor Gyugh district in the Syrian northern city of Aleppo killed 3 ethnic Armenians and damaged the buildings.

According to Kantsasar newspaper’s Facebook post, those killed were identified as Malkon Palian, his brother Zhirair Palian and Harutyun Sargisian.

In June, the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (ANC Europe) published an open letter, along with a letter addressed to the European Union’s foreign affairs representative, urging for action to be taken to stop the wholesale destruction taking place in the Armenian neighborhood of Nor Gyugh in Aleppo.

Earlier, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) launched a #Save Aleppo campaign calling President Obama to stop anti-Armenian attacks in Syria. The campaign aims to urge President Obama to stop the rebel bombing of innocent Christians and all civilians in Aleppo, press Turkey to allow the free flow of Euphrates waters to Syria, answer the ANCA's concerns regarding Turkey's role in the forced depopulation of the historically Armenian populated city of Kessab.

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