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Church attacked in Islamabad: priest

The attackers had been identified as Sohail, Asif Chattha and Mithu. They were equipped with SMGs and pistols, says the priest

By Shakeel Anjum
December 29, 2023

ISLAMABAD: The priest of Saint John’s Church at H-9 claimed that a gang equipped with sophisticated weapons stormed the worship place at about 8:30 on Thursday.

Priest Imran Masih informed the Industrial Area police about it in his written complaint the same night. The complainant said that three among the six attackers had been identified as Sohail, Asif Chattha and Mithu, adding that they were equipped with SMGs and pistols.

Inside view of a church in Embu das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil. — Unsplash
Inside view of a church in Embu das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil. — Unsplash

He said the attackers also took away the sound system. The police have started an investigation.