India: Pastor shot, killed in street after baptizing new believers
Three unidentified men shot and killed a pastor in the east Indian state of Jharkhand while he was returning home with his wife after baptizing new believers, according to a report.
Pastor Salim Stephen Surin, a part-time evangelist in Rania village of Jharkhandâ€™s West Singhbhum district, was killed on Dec. 8, the U.S.-based persecution watchdog International Christian Concern reported Friday.
â€śThey killed my husband in front of my own eyes,â€ť Tarsis, the wife of the slain pastor, was quoted as saying. â€śI was terrified seeing my husband collapse having been shot in the chest. I started to think about my children and loudly cried out to God to save me and take care of my [two] children.â€ť...