Destruction of Serbian Orthodox churches in Djakovica
during the March pogrom (17-19 March 2004)

-The first photo (01) shows the burned parish home in Istok.
-Photos (02-06) showthe Serbian Orthodox cemetery church and cemetery near
Djakovica, at Piskote. The church of St. Lazrus (02) which was was only looted now
is completely destroyed with only its floor remaining. Several tombs were opened
and the bones of the deceased scattered.
-Photos (07-09) show the completely removed ruins of the Cathedral of the Holy
Trinity which was destroyed by ethnic Albanians in June 1999.
-The following photos (10-14) show the location on which the 19th c. church of the
Holy Virgin was burned with the parish home in which 5 Serb old women lived.
The area has been leveled to the ground.
-Finally the photos (15-17) show completely mined and
destroyed church of St. Elias, near Bistrazin (Djakovica) which was only vandalized
inside in 1999 but stood intact until March 17-19, when it was mined.

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Related photos prior to the destruction:
Cathedral of the Holy Trinity: http://www.kosovo.net/ckos/ckos22.jpg
09.jpg photo corresponds to the photo: http://www.kosovo.net/dcidjakovica2.jpg
Church of the Holy Virgin 19th c: http://www.kosovo.net/poleksija_e.html