A group of at least 25 Hindu extremists attacked Christians attending the Full Gospel Pentecostal Church in Baburia Kheda, Uttar Pradesh state, located in Northern India.
Last month, radicals assaulted innocent civilians who had gathered to worship. The attackers did not spare women, children, or the elderly as they charged into neighboring homes seeking to murder lead Pastor Kamlesh Kumar, who was successfully hidden away, Morning Star News reports.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, youth suicide is in the midst of a precipitous and frightening rise. Between 2006 and 2016, suicides by white children between ages 10 and 17 skyrocketed 70%; while black children are less likely than white children to kill themselves, their suicide rate also jumped 77%. And as The Blaze points out, CNN reported last year that “the suicide rate among girls between the ages of 15 and 19 rose to a 40-year high in 2015.”
Christians in India were cornered and harassed last month by Hindu extremists who stole a box of Bibles and then set them on fire.
A group of Indian Christians were passing out Bibles in the Singotam village in the southern region of India, according to the Morning Star News. They were surrounded by a group of men identified as members of a Hindu extremist group. The men began to shout at the Christians, all senior citizens, threatening them with physical harm if they returned.