The rumours appear to be true. The Christian Post has reported that anti-Bashar rebels have clashed with pro-Bashar force in Maalula.
Armed rebels have forcibly entered the city and St Thecla monastery. Kidnapping 12 female religious.
Please pray that peace may prevail.
Through the Birth-Giver of God Maryam and Mor Ephrem. God Bless you all.