10 Armed Muslim men and women attack Chapel after Good Friday services in Pakistan
|Rawalpindi: April 3, 2010. (XAvier William report for PCP) Five Muslim men and 5 Muslim women in Burqas (Veils) equipped with Kalashnikov rifles and Pistols attacked Chapel in vicinity of Gordon College after Good Friday Services on April 2, 2010,|
|and desecrated Holy Bibles and vandalized Chapel. They fire shots on Church windows and damaged every thing which they found in Chapel.
The armed group of Muslim men and Burqa covered women entered in Chapel at 7:45 PM and took control of Chapel, after taking over Church they moved to residential compound and started yelling on Christian children and women and took them as hostages.Â Pakistan Christian News has more>>
The Attack on the Church of the Nativity, hostage taking, desecration and Â the shootout with the IDF is almost forgotten. In fact, the net is pretty much scrubbed clean from this atrocity……
Philippines: Jihadists in police uniforms attack church, government office
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A dead Abu Sayyaf bandit lies on the road (right) after an improvised bomb exploded prematurely inside a van the terrorist group parked beside the grandstand of Basilan National High School. Police are investigating the botched terror bombing. AFP/Inquirer has more>>
Perhaps symbolically, as al-Qaeda-linked jihadists tend to pay attention to that sort of thing, in a city called Isabela. On the other hand, they do like their slaughter wherever they can inflict it. “15 killed in Philippines attacks,” fromÂ Agence France-Presse, April 13 (thanks to Jihad Watch):
Al Qaeda-linked militants in police uniforms set off bombs and fired at civilians on aÂ strife-torn Philippine island in violence that left 15 people dead.
The gunmen targeted a government office and a church in Isabela city on Basilan island with two home-made bombs, in the latest show of force from the Abu Sayyaf network that is blamed for the worst attacks in the Philippines.
Isabela city mayor Cherry Akbar told reporters that 15 people were confirmed dead, including five militants who were apparently killed by one of their own bomb blasts.
Six civilians were also killed in the explosions, while three soldiers and one policeman were killed in gunbattles with the militants, Ms Akbar said.
At least 25 militants wearing police uniforms were involved in the attacks, according to the region’s military chief, Lieutenant General Ben Dolorfino.
They sprayed bullets at terrified civilians scrambling away to safety, and engaged in a gunbattle with security forces on the outskirts of Isabela that lasted for at least three hours, according to various military chiefs.
“We have to take control and assure the people that we are on top of the situation,” Sabban said as the fighting was ongoing.
“All we know right is that our marines right now are under fire.”
Isabela, an impoverished island of nearly 500,000 people, is part of the southern Philippines’ Mindanao region where the Abu Sayyaf and other Muslim rebel groups are fighting for an independent homeland.
Hundreds of US troops have been stationed on Mindanao since the end of 2001 to train and equip the Filipino military to combat the Abu Sayyaf….