In­done­sian priest injured in church at­tack

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A knife-wield­ing man stabbed a Catholic priest and tried to set off an ex­plo­sive de­vice at a church in In­done­sia yes­ter­day, po­lice said, the lat­est at­tack on reli­gious mi­nori­ties in the mainly Muslim coun­try. Al­bert Pan­di­an­gan was hold­ing a mass in the city of Medan on the western is­land of Su­ma­tra when a young man ap­proached him and stabbed him in his left arm, said lo­cal chief de­tec­tive Nur Fal­lah. The at­tacker was car­ry­ing a home­made ex­plo­sive de­vice.

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