Christian couple accused of blasphemy in Pakistan nearly lynched by angry mob

July 9, 2015

Police saved an illiterate Christian couple from a mob who tried to kill them in Pakistan for allegedly violating the Muslim-dominated country's anti-blasphemy laws, the latest in a string of violent attacks against religious minorities in that country. According to local police chief Sohail Zafar Chattha, the couple did not even know what wrongdoing they had committed as the crowd tried to beat them to death, the Catholic News Agency reported.


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