Armenian cross placed underwater in Lebanon

cross-underwaterAn Armenian cross was placed 35 meters deep in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday. The cross is dedicated to the memory of those Armenians who perished drowning in rivers and seas during the Armenian Genocide, escaping rape, abduction and torturous death by Turkish officers in 1915.

The placement of the cross was organized under the patronage of Armenia’s Embassy to Lebanon, the Armenian Genocide Centenary Central Committee of Lebanon, and His Holiness Nercess Bedros 19th Patriarch of the Armenian Catholic Church in Beirut. The cross was placed by Octopus Team diving club, reported.