Christians Attacked by Mob of Over 100 Hindutva Radicals in Tamil Nadu, India

  November 16, 2014

  Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

  Damage to Property, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

A Christian community in Udumalpet, located in India’s Tamil Nadu state, was attacked by a mob of over 100 Hindu radicals during a prayer service on November 16. According to reports, the mob beat the Christians attending the prayer service, burned more than 20 vehicles owned by Christians, desecrated Bibles, burned the church’s alter and destroyed musical instruments. Attackers even followed some of the Christians to the hospital threatening to attack them a second time. Please pray for the Christian community of India who are coming under increasing attack.

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