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Abducted bishop Yohanna Ibrahim on Syria's death toll

Militants in a rebel-held area of northern Syria have abducted two bishops travelling from the Turkish border back to the city of Aleppo.

Boulos Yaziji leads the Greek Orthodox Church in Aleppo and Yohanna Ibrahim is head of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the city. It was not immediately clear who had kidnapped them.

Speaking to BBC Arabic recently, Mr Ibrahim said he doubted the official figures released for the numbers killed and injured in the country's civil war.

  • 23 Apr 2013
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