At least 36 people were killed in the North Kivu region on Saturday, the deadliest attack since November 2014. The victims were tied up and hacked to death and some reports suggest the total casualties may be nearer 50, according to World Watch Monitor (WWM).The Islamist Allied Democratic Forces-National Association for the Liberation of Uganda (ADF-NALU) has targeted Christians in the north-east of the DRC for years after their attempt to overthrow the Ugandan government failed.The weekend's killings are part of an ongoing resurgance in almost-weekly attacks, rapes, lootings and kidnaps in the DRC, according to WWM. But the increase in both the frequency and scale of the incidents suggest the jihadist organisation is gaining prominence in DRC. ...read more:http://goo.gl/oJD2xk
_________________SI Moderator - Greg Gordon
May the blood spilled for the sake of Christ not be in vain. May our persecutors see the face of Christ in His children's devotion to Him.
_________________Rich Stephan Gregory
I understand this comes with the Christian life & particularly the cost of the name of Christ in many of these countries in N Africa, the Middle East, etc., but reading this type of thing always makes my heart cry out:How long o Lord till you avenge the blood of the saints?Maranatha, even so, come quickly Lord Jesus!Let this testimony lead to the conversion of many into the kingdom!Lord, bless & strengthen the family, friends & brethren of these!