Special

Monks Attacking the Church (Photo: LankaeNews)

Buddhist Monks Attack Christian Church in Colombo

Fri, 06 November 2009 13:18

  218 views

Protesters of Jathika Hela Urumaya party (JHU) including Buddhist monks attacked a Christian church over the death of two women at a religious event.

Protesters stoned and throw petrol bombs at the church. The Pastor of the church said to media that protestor had threat to kill him if he is not shutting down the church.

An investigation is under way regarding the attack, Police Spokesperson Nimal Mediwaka said. no estimates of property damage could be given yet, he added.

Two women died last weekend while participating a religious event organized by the attacked church.

comments powered by Disqus
Breaking News
Latest Headlines

Sat, 11 October 2014 09:57

"I am the common candidate"; Rajapaksa says he will win third term

Sun, 28 September 2014 10:22

Myanmar - Sri Lankan Buddhist extremists join hands to beat "jihadist threat"

Sun, 21 September 2014 03:01

A narrow victory for Rajapaksa in Uva; Significant gain for UNP

Weather

Ads