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Suicide bomb follows lethal church assaults

Suicide bomb follows lethal church assaults

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police outside the station following the blast Attackers on motorbikes carried out a suicide bombing at a police headquarters in Surabaya, a day after a wave of deadly blasts in the Indonesian city. Authorities said a young girl who was with the group, survived the attack, which wounded at least…

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9 plain in Indonesia church bombings

9 plain in Indonesia church bombings

Image copyright EPA Image caption The attacks were carried out within minutes of each other Suicide bombers have attacked three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya, killing at least nine people, police say. Dozens of others were injured in the attacks, which occurred within minutes of each other. No group has so far said it…

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Mormon Church cuts ties with Boy Scouts

Mormon Church cuts ties with Boy Scouts

Image copyright Getty Images The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) will end its relationship with the Boy Scouts of America, a joint statement says. The decision marks the end of a 105-year-old tradition that stated any boy in a Mormon congregation automatically became a Boy Scouts member. The Mormon Church said it…

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Mom allegedly used stun gun to wake son for Easter church service

Mom allegedly used stun gun to wake son for Easter church service

A mother in Arizona is in trouble after allegedly getting too overzealous in waking her son for Easter church service. According to Phoenix ABC affiliate KNXV, the mother was arrested after she used a stun gun to wake her son for Sunday service. Phoenix police say 40-year-old Sharron Dobbins “contact tazed her teenage son on…

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Lightning strike kills 16, injures a hundred and forty at church in Rwanda

At least 16 people were killed in Rwanda and 140 others injured when lightning struck a Seventh Day Adventist church in the country’s south, said a provincial governor. The churchgoers were injured and rushed to a nearby hospital, where two are in serious condition, said Rose Mureshyankwano. She said 17 of those injured are still…

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Lightning kills many at Rwandan church

Lightning kills many at Rwandan church

Image caption Churchgoers were killed in southern Rwanda, near the border with Burundi A lightning strike killed at least 16 people and injured dozens more at a Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda on Saturday, an official said. Most of the victims died instantly when lightning hit the church in the southern district of Nyaruguru, local…

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Four dead in Dagestan church shooting

Four dead in Dagestan church shooting

Four people have been killed in a shooting at a Christian church in the Russian republic of Dagestan. Four others were also injured in the shooting, Russia’s interior ministry said. An unknown shooter fired at people leaving an evening service in the city of Kizlyar, Russia’s Tass news agency said. The attacker was killed, and…

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