By BosNewsLife Asia Service with a Special BosNewsLife Correspondent reporting from the region BHUBANESWAR, INDIA BosNewsLife)-- Fearing violence, Christians in India's volatile state of Orissa will for the first time in their history not celebrate Christmas and instead mourn victims of recent anti-Christian attacks, which killed dozens, and those who died in shootings in Mumbai, a priest told BosNewsLife, Saturday, December 13.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A nation-wide alliance of Christian leaders, churches, mission agencies, and other Christian institutions in India has condemned widespread anti-Christian violence in the Indian state of Karnataka, which injured dozens, but “welcomed” the sentencing of those involved in church bombings.
Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from India MUMBAI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian security forces regained control of Mumbai Saturday, November 29, after the worst terrorist assault in the country's history killed nearly 200 people, including Christians and Jews, officials said. Some 60 hours after a group of gunmen threw India's commercial capital into bloody chaos by attacking a train station, hospitals, hotels and other high profile targets, officials said all of the suspected Islamic militants were killed or captured.
MUMBAI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian military commandos attempted to neutralize remaining terrorists at three locations in Mumbai Friday, Nobember 28, and free remaining hostages and hotel guests there. About 120 people have been killed and more than 300 injured in shootings, explosions and fires since the attacks began late Wednesday, November 27.