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Conflict Incident Report
Massacre of St. George Church in Brih
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident:
August 21, 1977
A massacre in the village of Brih, known as the massacre of the Saint George Church, occurred. Thirteen Christians were shot and killed by automatic gunfire inside and around the church. The Christian population of Brih left the village.
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