Prayer Meeting Attack, Christians beaten up in Maharashtra, India

  May 5, 2013

  Maharashtra, Pune

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

A mob of about 25 alleged Hindu extremists beat up a priest and church members as they opposed to the existence of a new church in the area on 5 May in Pimpri village, Pune.

The priest sustained injury on his right eye after a man repeatedly punched him in the face. He also suffered bruises on his shoulders, reported our correspondent.

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