Nearly 100 Christians were murdered in an attack by armed men on a village in Mali on June 10.
Suspected Muslim militants raided Sobame Da/Sobane KoU in Mopti region, which according to Open Doors USA is a mostly Christian village of Dogon farmers, reports The Post Millennial.
This is a critical time for the future of Christianity in the region. If the militant groups have their way, Christians and Muslims who do not subscribe to their ideology will be killed and driven out of the entire region. —Henrietta Blyth, CEO of Open Doors UK and Ireland
Amadou Togo, a survivor of the violent attack, disclosed that 50 gunmen surrounded the village and then killed everyone with guns. “No one was spared—women, children, elderly people,” he said.
A local official revealed that at least 95 civilians were killed and then the bodies were burned; at least 19 others are missing. Sources said the village “had been virtually wiped out.”
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