Story number 3 for 18 Jul 2001

By July 18, 2001

(Tajikistan)–Keston News reports that two former students of the Islamic Institute in the Tajik capital Dushanbe have appealed against their sentences. The death penalty has been imposed for last October’s bombing of the Korean-led Grace Sonmin church in which ten people died and more than fifty were wounded. It is unclear whether the Grace Sonmin bombing was linked to smaller explosions on New Year’s Eve. Continue to pray for the persecuted church in this area.

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