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Russian Athonite Monastery of St. Panteleimon Currently In Flames

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  • Michał
    According to Romfea.gr, the building of St. Panteleimon s Monastery on Mount Athos is currently on fire. The report as of a few hours ago stated that fire
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 5, 2011
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      According to Romfea.gr, the building of St. Panteleimon's Monastery on Mount Athos is currently on fire. The report as of a few hours ago stated that fire trucks were on the way to the Monastery.

      According to Salonica News, six fire fighters with two trucks were notified. Another four vehicles with twelve firefighters were also notified.

      Nothing else is reported at this time.

      It should be noted that the Monastery of St. Panteleimon has repeatedly been the victim of fires, most famously in 1307 (when Catalan mercenaries set it aflame) and in 1968.

      source: http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/02/russian-athonite-monastery-of-st.html
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