Gunmen kidnap two Christian bishops near Aleppo

[UPDATE] Both released Tuesday evening


State Syrian TV announced that an "armed terrorist group" had abducted two Christian clerics as they carried out “humanitarian work in Aleppo countryside”. A member of the official opposition leadership confirmed the kidnapping.

 Late Tuesday, the two bishops were released and were reported safe in Aleppo.

Two Christian senior bishops have been abducted by militants in a rebel-held area near Aleppo. Yohanna Ibrahim is head of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Al...


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