Armenian graves in Turkey targeted by Turkish treasure thieves

Armenian graves in Turkey targeted by Turkish treasure thieves

PanARMENIAN.Net - Historical Armenian graves in the the Turkish city of Kars continue to be destroyed and looted, with the residents of the city demanding that the country's authorities protect said sites, Cumhurriyet reports according to Akunk.net.

There are many tombstones with crosses in the site known among the locals as the Armenian cemetery. There's also an Armenian church nearby, which is in danger of collapsing.

Both the church and the tombs have been targeted by treasure hunters who have dug large holes in there.

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