On Saturday, a youth pastor in Myanmar was fatally shot as he tried to save one of his congregants from their burning home after the military set it ablaze.
Twitter user Nyein identified the pastor as Cung Biak Hum of Thantlang Centennial Baptist Church. Nyein also claimed that more than 15 houses were burned down in Chin State’s Thantlang Town.
In pictures, More than 15 houses have been burned down in Chin State’s Thantlang Town, and they cannot stop the fire since 3:30 pm this afternoon.6:40 pm, A man identified as Cung Biak Hum, a Christian youth pastor at Thantlang Centennial Baptist Church was shot dead by the Junta pic.twitter.com/FjfMp5KbS4
— Nyein (@Nyein24049716) September 18, 2021
Myanmar, located in Southeast Asia, borders several countries such as India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. On February 1 of this year, the Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s military, brought the country back under its rule following years of quasi-democracy.
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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Milton Quintanilla