Muslim protestors gun down 8 Christians in Gojra, Pakistan
01 Aug 2009
Faisalabad: August 1, 2009. Muslim protestors demanding to arrest three Christian accused of blasphemy of village Korian attacked Christian Colony near Gojra Railway Station and set two houses on fire.
When Christian women begged to spare their homes, Muslim mob discriminatory opened fire sand executed 4 women and children. It was early morning hours in city of Gojra when most of Christian men have left for work, who perform labor duties in city.
The Muslim from nearby villages started gathering in Gojra City to protest for arrest of Imran Masih, Talib Masih and others to whom they accused desecrating of pages of Holy Quran on July 30, 2009. The Muslims attacked same night and burnt down 60 Homes of Christians in village Korian, 7 miles from Gora City.
According to PCP, Gora Saddar Police Station fired in air to stop protestors to set Christian homes on fire but Muslim mob became out of control and burnt homes. The armed protestors clashed with police also injuring one senior Police officer and many constables.
The Muslim mob pulled Christians women and children out of homes and killed them in execution style. Some old Christian men who came to safe women and children were also injured.
According to news agencies, injured have been rushed to hospital and firing is going on between Muslim mob and police.