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Serbia: Orthodox church in Pristina set ablaze in suspected arson attack01:31

Serbia: Orthodox church in Pristina set ablaze in suspected arson attack

Serbia, Pristina
September 10, 2016 at 05:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

A large fire scorched the interior of the Christ the Saviour Serbian Orthodox church in Pristina, late on Friday night. The fire is believed to have been an act of arson.

The arsonists are thought to have broken through a door and set fire to the church, which was undergoing construction work. The fire has been condemned by local authorities and the Serbian Orthodox Church.

The church was previously set ablaze in 2004.

Serbia: Orthodox church in Pristina set ablaze in suspected arson attack01:31
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A large fire scorched the interior of the Christ the Saviour Serbian Orthodox church in Pristina, late on Friday night. The fire is believed to have been an act of arson.

The arsonists are thought to have broken through a door and set fire to the church, which was undergoing construction work. The fire has been condemned by local authorities and the Serbian Orthodox Church.

The church was previously set ablaze in 2004.

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