Petrol Bomb Damages Church in Karnataka

  July 14, 2016

  Karnataka, Tumkur

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


A petrol bomb damaged the Tomlinson Church of South India in Tumkur of Karnataka around four o’clock early morning of 14 July. According to the footage captured on the CCTV camera, a man is seen throwing the petrol bomb towards the Church’s main door. The Church caretaker who lives in the campus, on hearing the explosion rushed to the sight and quickly raised an alarm. He along with some residents doused the fire. The front door and the side walls of the Church suffered damage. It is an 86 years-old Church and has a congregation of about 200 families.


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