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Report: 98 churches have been destroyed in Syria

March 28, 2014

Riad Haddad, Syria’s ambassador in Moscow, has told the head of the Russian Orthodox Church that 98 churches have been partly or wholly destroyed since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011.

Haddad also said that 1,900 mosques, 1,600 schools, and 60% of the nation’s hospitals have been at least partly destroyed, the Interfax news agency reported.


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