Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Indonesia - Mobs destroy 3 churches in Java
Mobs destroyed three churches in Temanggung, Central Java, on Tuesday in violence that broke out following a blasphemy hearing against defendant Antonius Richmond Bawengan.
The angry crowd set the Bethel Church and Pantekosta Church on fire, and threw stones at Santo the Petrus and Paulus Church, kompas.com reported Tuesday.Stores in the city were closed and traffic was reportedly chaotic because of the violence.
Stores in the city were closed and traffic was reportedly chaotic because of the violence.