Muslim men burn Bibles and Hymnals

I’m sure you have already seen this story on the news, carried by all the major broadcasters and by all the major newspapers, right?



Another shocking attack against Pakistani Christians has taken place, this time by a group of unidentified Muslim men who attacked the Nasri Pentecostal Church in Shah Latif Town, Karachi.

The unprovoked violence took place at around midnight on Saturday, September 18, 2010, when a group of men cut the locks of the church and then, once inside, went on an orgy of violence.

They piled up Bibles, hymnals (including Books of the Psalms), and musical instruments and then set them on fire and fled the scene of their crime.

Sadiq said that he “condemned the attack by the Muslim suspects” saying that “if the reverse had occurred, and Christians had attacked a Mosque, the repercussions could have been terrible and extremely violent.”

Commenting on the possible motive for the attack, Sadiq said that “it might have been a reaction to the Rev. Terry Jones’ threat to burn copies of the Koran (Qur’an), viewed as holy by all Muslims, on 9/11, at his church in Gainesville, Florida. Fortunately, that was called off at the last moment, possibly sparing the lives of thousands of Christians in the Islamic World. One media report said, “The wave of fear and anger

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