Pakistani mob sets Christian family’s home on fire to burn them alive

Pakistani mob sets Christian family’s home on fire to burn them alive
Credit: Reuters/Mohsin Raza

A mob of radicals in the capital city of Pakistan torched the home of a Christian family and attempted to burn them alive by locking them inside before setting it on fire, a Christian aid group is reporting.

Earlier this month, a large group of radicals in Islamabad arrived at the home of 38-year-old Christian Boota Masih and began banging on the door, shouting for him to come outside.

Masih told the British Pakistani Christian Association that when he answered the door, the mob’s leader demanded that he and his family either give up their home, leaving all of their belongings behind, or suffer the consequences.

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