Arson of Orthodox Church of the Holy Transfiguration in Sarajevo

August 23, 2016. The Church of the Holy Transfiguration located in Novo (New) Sarajevo was attacked over the weekend, as reports b92.

RTRS, the public broadcaster of the Serb Republic (RS), reported that the suspect will be handed over to the Sarajevo Canton Prosecution.

A part of the church was set on fire when flammable material was throw inside through a window. The storage room of the temple then caught on fire, causing material damage, but no injuries.

The church was previously the target of robbers, with thieves stealing icons on two occasions this year.

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