On 6 January, in Rajpura, four Christians including a pastor and his wife were attacked and severely beaten up religious fanatics. They were at Pastor’s house when the attack took place. The attackers used sharp weapons that resulted in serious injuries to the Christians. The Pastor sustained deep cuts on his head. The attackers also tried to run over a Christian woman using a Toyota Innova. The Christians were initially admitted to the local government hospital but when their health condition deteriorated they were shifted to Christian Medical College hospital in Ludhiana.