Pastor Killed after Gunmen Raid Church During Prayer Session
Christians who had gathered for prayers in a church were attacked by gunmen where several congregants were injured. Unfortunately, the pastor who was ministering to the congregation was killed during the attack.
group of Christians who had gathered to pray in Diepsloot became armed robbery victims. The thugs attacked the congregants and killed the pastor.
According to reports from news24, two of the congregants were seriously injured during the raid. It is also reported that the incident happened at eleven o’clock at night.
Reports indicate that fifty worshipers had gathered for all-night prayers at their church. The gunmen launched the attack and shot the congregants before getting away with their personal properties like phones and cash.
During the shooting incident, three people, the pastor among them, were shot. The 3 were rushed to a nearby hospital but the pastor was pronounced dead on arrival. The other victims are said to be in stable condition.
Areas police spokesperson confirmed the incident stating that a manhunt for the criminals had been launched.
The police also pleaded with members of the public for any information regarding the matter to report to them