Italian police: African migrants threw 12 Christians overboard during boat trip

Italian police: African migrants threw 12 Christians overboard during boat trip
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[Ed. – Pray for our brothers and sisters — and when you can, “do.”]

Italian authorities have arrested 15 people on suspicion of murdering the Christians at sea, police in Palermo, Sicily, said.

The original group of 105 people left Libya on Tuesday in a rubber boat. Sometime during the trip north across the Mediterranean Sea, the alleged assailants — Muslims from the Ivory Coast, Mali and Senegal — threw the 12 overboard, police said.

Other people on the voyage told police that they themselves were spared “because they strongly opposed the drowning attempt and formed a human chain,” Palermo police said.

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