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Conflict Incident Report

Executions at Bmaryam

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
August 31, 1983
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Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Syrian Armed Forces

August 31, 1983: In the village of Bmaryam, which was under Syrian control, 31 Christians were killed that night, including the priest, the mayor, and their families. Only 10 bodies were recovered.Their throats were slit and their homes were set on fire.