THE SLAUGHTER OF ARMENIAN FAMILY HAS NOT BEEN PROVED AND MESROP CHINCHINYAN WOUNDED IN ALEPPO DIED

ARMENPRESS
30 August, 2012
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, AUGUST 30, ARMENPRESS: The murder of six members of Armenian
family has not been proved,Tigran Balayan, the press secretary of
Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed Armenpress.

There was an information spread on August 29 that armed group kidnapped
citizens, including women from Damascus' Zamakalka suburb.

The kidnapped were killed right in front of the people, bodies were
gathered in Ash Shaik Mosque. According to non-official sources six
members of Armenian family were in the list of the murdered.

Aleppo Armenians informs that Mesrop Chinchinyan who was wounded
about two weeks ago in his office in one of Aleppo's districts died.

Although after hospitalizing he underwent surgery and was in stable
condition doctors were not able to save his life. His funeral took
place on August 30.

Syrian Armed Forces continue pursuing armed gangs in Damascus' Zamalqa
suburb. In a result of clashes many of militants were wounded and
killed, great quantity of weapon was confiscated.

In a result of the clashes of government and opposition forces more
then a dozen Armenians has died in Syria. 47 Syrian families have
requested to the State Migration service of Armenia.