Next, an angry mob of Hindu fundamentalists stormed a prayer meeting in Rajasthan, India, taking two church leaders hostage. David Masih and Simon Sakria were attacked January 4th by about 40 to 50 people. Masih has since been released, suffering from some broken bones, however, the whereabouts of Sakria is unknown. Christian Solidarity Worldwide is asking people to pray that the Indian government will take immediate action to find him. Hindu extremists are upset with the growing number of people converting to Christianity in that Hindu country.
Story number 2 for 15 Jan 2001
By davidvranishJanuary 15, 2001
- Primary Language: Hindi
- Primary Religion: Hinduism
- Evangelical: 2.2%