Armenian priest murdered by ISIS laid to rest in Qamishlo
The priest of the Armenian Catholic Church in Qamishlo, Hovsep Bedoyan, who was murdered two days ago together with his father by the ISIS, was laid to rest.
Priest Hovsep Bedoyan of the Armenian Catholic Church in Qamishlo city of northern Syria has been laid to rest. The priest was murdered on October 11 together with his father by the ISIS.Thousands of people attended the funeral in the Armenian Catholic Church.
The priest's father Abraham Bedoyan was buried in Qamishlo on Tuesday.
The priest's vehicle had been shot at by assailants on motorbikes on the road to Deir ez-Zor near the village of Zar in the Busayra district on Monday. A deacon from Hesekê, who was also travelling in the car, survived the attack with injuries. The men were on their way to Deir ez-Zor to oversee the restoration of a church.