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Explosions rock churches in Pakistan – at least 14 killed

Explosions rock churches in Pakistan – at least 14 killed

Many news sites are reporting that bombs exploded during Sunday services at two churches in Lahore, Pakistan

from the BBC

Lahore explosionMore than 70 people were hurt in the explosions, which targeted worshippers attending Sunday mass at the churches in the Youhanabad area.

Violent protests erupted after the blasts, with a mob killing two men accused of involvement in the attacks.

Pakistan’s Christian community has often been targeted by militants.

An offshoot of the Pakistan Taliban, calling itself Jamatul Ahrar, has said it carried out the attack.

Witnesses say suicide bombers were responsible for the explosions but police have not confirmed this.

 

Please keep these Christian communities in prayer

 

posted by Jon White

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JC Fisher

Prayers ascending, RIP. Lord, grant ALL your children reconciliation!

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