Yet another church vandalised in Agra

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Agra: Yet another church in the Cantonment area of Agra was vandalised in the wee hours of Thursday. The incident caused a huge tension among the members of the local Christian community of that particular area. According to police, alleged miscreants vandalised St Mary’s Church in Agra Cantonment’s Pratabpura area in what is the latest in a spate of attacks on such institutions across the country.

An FIR has been registered at Rakabganj police station against unknown persons, they said, adding that two statues on the church premises were found damaged along with its main gate.District and police officials reached the church in the morning to review security arrangements, police said.

Meanwhile, Christian community leaders in Agra have demanded firm action against the culprits within 24 hours.

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