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Lahore: Unknown men open fire at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in the small hours


In keeping with reports, armed extremists opened firing at a church in Dhoopsari, Sandha near Lahore. The incident took place in the small hours, while the assailants managed to flee after firing, while the local Christians have expressed exasperation over the incident.

Extremists attack a Catholic church in Lahore

Local Christians revealed that at the time of attack, there was a complete power cut in the area due to which it was dark, and no one has seen the appearances of the attackers. They said that on June 4, Saturday the extremists attacked at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dhoopsari Sandha Lahore, at around 4:00 am.

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Consequently, the local Christians informed the Sandha police about the attack, and the police registered an FIR number 597/16. The Christians told the police that five guns shots penetrated into the church premises piercing the main gate of the church. Locality’ Christians complained that none of the Muslims of the area have expressed solidarity with them, nor have voiced condemnation.