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2 More Churches Are Set Ablaze

January 03, 1999|From Times Wire Reports

A mob of 50 people attacked and set afire two churches in a region of west India where anti-Christian attacks have destroyed dozens of churches, domestic news agencies reported. No one was injured in the attack in Dang district in the western state of Gujarat late Friday, the Press Trust of India reported in New Delhi. More than 120 people have been arrested for attacks on Christians and churches since Christmas Day.

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