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Destroyed And Desecrated Serbian Orthodox Churches In Kosovo And Metohia (1999-2000)
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27. ST ELIJAH'S, CHURCH in Bistrazin near Djakovica

The Church of the Holy Prophet Elijah in Bistrazin was built between the two world wars on the foundations of a much older church from partially chiselled stone. The church has a belfry facing west. In April 1941 Albanian Nazis set on fire the church and pulled it down. In 1991 the church was restored.


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Albanian extremists vandalized the church again, in 1999, after the arrival of the Italian KFOR forces, using handgranades which caused extensive damage inside.