IS militants murdered four salvation army men, as intolerance against Christian minorities in Indonesia, grows more.
1. Special force to hunt Islamic State-militants, who killed Christians, created by the Indonesian army.
2. Four Salvation Army men were murdered by Islamic State militants.
3. Churches in Muslim-majority Indonesia call for calm among the Christian minorities.
Indonesian army ramps up search for Islamic State militants:
The Indonesian navy has deployed a unique pressure to seek for suspected Islamic State-connected militants in the back of a lethal assault on Christians. Four Salvation Army individuals have been killed – one in every one of them beheaded – in an ambush on Sulawesi island on Friday. Intolerance in opposition to Indonesia‘s Christian minority has been growing because the Muslim-majority nation battles an ongoing Islamic militancy.
Islamic State militants killed 4 Christian individuals in Lemban Tongoa village:
A church frame denounced the killings as terrorism as opposed to a nonsecular feud. An organization of guys wielding swords and weapons attacked a Salvation Army outpost in far-flung Lemban Tongoa village in Central Sulawesi province on Friday morning. They killed 4 of its male Christian individuals – beheading one victim – and burned down homes, which includes one used for prayers, the village chief and police informed AFP information agency.
Intolerance against Christian minorities has fuelled terror attacks in Indonesia:
Central Sulawesi has seen sporadic violence among Christians and Muslims over the years; Indonesia has, however, long grappled with terror attacks. On Tuesday the Indonesian navy deployed a unique pressure to sign up for police withinside the hunt for the remaining week’s attackers who the government suspect come from the East Indonesian Mujahideen (MIT). The MIT is one in every of dozens of organizations throughout Indonesia that have pledged allegiance to the so-referred to Islamic State (IS).
Church says the terror attack shouldn’t be deemed as a war of religion:
On Monday a spokesperson for the Communion of Churches in Indonesia, a key Christian frame, advised Christians to stay calm and now no longer to view the assault as a war of religion.