|Persecution Watch, October 2016|
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Church stoned during Service at Nagpur
On October 16, 2016 at Nagpur, Maharashtra, the St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India was stoned, while theworship was going on. Regular worship services have been conducted on the first floor of this rented accommodation for the past four years. It was during the service that a woman entered the hall and started to abuse Pastor Nitin Atkur and the Christians present in filthy language. She left the place immediately after.
A little while later, an attendant informed the Pastor that someone has been pelting stones at the Church hall. Leaning out of the window, "I saw that a man was standing on the street and he immediately threw a cement stone towards the window where I stood. It hit the window and broke the glass pane into pieces," said Pastor Atkur to EFI. He has not registered any complaint in the police station as of yet.