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SYRIA: Five Christians Released By The Militants After Being Kidnapped Earlier This Month

SYRIA- militants release Christian hostages
SYRIA- militants release Christian hostages

The five Syrian Christians of the Orontes Valley, Syria who were still being held after being kidnapped by the jihadists together with the pastor of Knayeh, Fr. Hanna Jallouf, OFM and other parishioners in the night between Sunday 5 and Monday, 6 October 6 were released Sunday morning, October 12.

According to Fides Agency local sources describe the relief expressed by the Christian communities in the Valley for the release of the five men, all known for their involvement in the activities of the Franciscan convents in the villages of Knayeh and Yacoubieh.