(Agence France-Presse) An armed group kidnapped two bishops in a village in Aleppo province in northern Syria, the state news agency SANA reported late on Monday.
"An armed terrorist group today kidnapped Bishop Yohanna Ibrahim, head of the Syrian Orthodox Church (in Aleppo) and Bishop Boulos Yaziji, head of the GreekOrthodox Church (in Aleppo) while they were on humanitarian operations in the village of Kafr Dael in Aleppo province," the news agency said.
"Terrorists intercepted the bishops’ car in Kafr Dael village, took the driver out of the car and kidnapped the bishops," it added. Reached by AFP, sources in the GreekOrthodox diocese of Aleppo declined to comment on the incident.
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