Treasure hunters destroyed the Armenian church of Saint Stepanos in Van

  • by Western Armenia, December 16, 2021 in Society

Treasure hunters destroyed the historical Armenian church of St. Stepanos in the Muradiye region in Western Armenia, at the foot of Mount Aghsorik. The Church of St. Stepanos, which was an extremely important  holly place for Armenians, was built in the 17th century and operated until 1915 the  Genocide of Armenian people.

Currently, the church, which has been constantly destroyed  over the past 50 years, is under threat of destruction.