Shelling of St. Francis church in Aleppo (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Shelling of St. Francis church in Aleppo (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Русская весна

November 25 ноября 2015 St. Francis church got under mortar attack from East Aleppo controlled then by islamist illegal armed groups. 

«Russian Spring» fresh report from Syrian Arab republic tells more about that. 

The explosion destroyed the roof and walls of the temple, several people were injured, one person got severe injures. Time of attack was deliberately chosen for the maximum number of casualties.

Father Ibrahim Sabbath (rector of St. Francis Church, Catholic order of Franciscans):

The church was built in 1937. Terrorists have been shelling the area for four years. Shells and mines fell into the buildings of a church, museum and library.

November 25, 2015, on Sunday a mine (balloon) hit the roof. That happened during service at six o'clock in the evening when the largest number of people were in the church. However it could not break through the dome.

If this happened, all the people who were in the service would have died. At least 15-20 people would die. Stoll many people were injured then.

Read also: Syria on the brink of new war: modern weapons flowing to terrorists (INFOGRAPHIC)

Shelling of St. Francis church in Aleppo (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Русская весна
Shelling of St. Francis church in Aleppo (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Русская весна
Shelling of St. Francis church in Aleppo (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Русская весна
Shelling of St. Francis church in Aleppo (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Русская весна
Shelling of St. Francis church in Aleppo (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Русская весна
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