Three Schoolgirls Beheaded in Indonesia

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  1. Gershom

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    Saturday, October 29, 2005
    Associated Press

    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Unidentified assailants attacked a group of high school girls on Saturday in Indonesia's tense province of Central Sulawesi, (search) beheading three and seriously wounding a fourth, police said.

    The students from a private Christian high school were ambushed while walking through a cocoa plantation in Poso Kota (search) subdistrict on their way to class, police Maj. Riky Naldo said. The rural area is close to the provincial capital of Poso, about 1,000 miles northeast of the Indonesian capital Jakarta.

    He said the heads of the three dead girls were found several miles from their bodies.

    Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation. But Central Sulawesi has a roughly equal number of Muslims and Christians. The province on Sulawesi island was the scene of a bloody sectarian war in 2001-2002 that killed around 1,000 people from both communities.

    At the time, beheadings, burnings and other atrocities were common.

    A government-mediated truce ended the conflict in early 2002 but since then, there have been a series of bomb attacks and assassinations targeting Christians. A market attack in the predominantly Christian town of Poso killed 22 people in May.

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  2. Ben W

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    Cowardly
     
  3. Rachel

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    Terrible! Despicable people! [​IMG]
     
  4. freedom's cause

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    what do the scriptures tell us about murderers
    I am amazed at the strength and faith of the peoples of Indonesia who are daily faced with such persecution while we in America sit on our laurels I hope that each of us take time to write our government leaders here and make them well aware of the situation over and over again until they have to respond we can and must do something we must bring to the light the horrifying satanic acts of these militant murdering muslim fanatics at the same time we must pray for the people of indonesia including the murdering terrorists who follow after satan
    when Jesus returns it seems He will do so as a Great Warrior Praise God the living and true God
    God of Abraham Isaac and Israel may all of Israel be saved and may God protect her from all of her enemies
     
  5. LadyEagle

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    Yes, American Christians think it can never happen here. But it is happening in many countries around the globe. [​IMG]
     
  6. Gina B

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    Is there mention of beheadings in the Bible, as a sign of end times?
    I may have the context of it all mixed up, which is why I'm asking and not saying. :)
     
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    I read about this on another board. So completely heartbreaking. :(
     
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    Indonesia is one of the most unfriendly countries to Christians. We had missionary friends there that were forced to come home because of the constant danger.
     

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