Casualties of Burma Army Strike: Civilians
January 16th, 2013
Mission Network News
"A 15-year-old boy and 76-year-old pastor were among the victims of a Burma Army attack on Monday morning, January 14. The Burma Army fired four rounds of cannons on the Kachin village of Laiza.
"Three people were killed and four injured. Among those injured were a 2-year-old girl and her mother, and an 8-year-old girl.
"Christian Solidarity Worldwide "(CSW) calls for international action. They have written to the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton. CSW urges her to bring the situation to attention as an urgent matter with Burma’s government. The issue was raised in the British House of Commons last week. The United States and United Nations are on alert.
"Please pray for believers who just lost their pastor in the Kachin state. Pray for them not to falter with the message and hope of the Gospel. Pray for the safety of the Kachin people."
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