Saturday, January 9, 2010
One More Church Attacked and Burned
The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in southwest Kuala Lumpur was the latest target. There were no reports of injuries. -- PHOTO: AFP
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KUALA LUMPUR - A MALAYSIAN church was firebombed on Saturday, police and church officials said, the fourth such attack in two days as a row escalated over the use of the word 'Allah' by non-Muslims.
The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in southwest Kuala Lumpur was the latest target. There were no reports of injuries.
At about 2pm Singapore time (0600 GMT) church authorities found that Molotov cocktails had been thrown at the windows of the first and second floors of the three-storey building, the church's Bishop Philip Loke told AFP.
'They narrowly missed it, but part of the walls are burnt,' he said, adding 'we suspect this attack is linked to the other attacks.'
Three other churches in the Kuala Lumpur area were hit Friday, prompting Prime Minister Najib Razak to promise to crack down on race crime. One of the churches attacked on Friday was badly burned while firebombs thrown at two others failed to cause damage.
Selangor state police chief Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed Saturday's attack, saying it had caused minor damage to the building and police were investigating. 'We believe this attack is linked to the three other attacks but nobody saw how it happened. There were no eyewitnesses,' he told AFP. -- AFP
anger Over the use of the word ALLAH ???
and starting to act devilish on others ??? Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
I don't think the real ALLAH really that timid and narrow minded like the malaysian moslem.