Pakistan: Mob Assaults Christians with Axes, Guns

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Wednesday, 20 June 2007 23:32
"ISTANBUL, June 20 (Compass Direct News) -- Christian families fled a Pakistani village in Punjab province this week after an armed mob injured Protestants preparing for an evangelistic meeting, the victims’ lawyer said. Seven Christians were injured when at least 41 Muslim men armed with guns, axes and wooden sticks attacked a Salvation Army church in Chak 248 north of Faisalabad on Sunday night (June 17), lawyer Khalil Tahir Sindhu said.

The Christians’ refusal to give in to demands that they cancel the evangelistic meeting prompted the attack, Sindhu said."

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