Criminals tried to set church on fire in Moscow

| September 20, 2011

Moscow, September 20, Interfax – Unidentified criminals threw bottles with flammable liquid to St. Eufrosinia Church in Kotlovka (in south-east Moscow), a source in law enforcement agencies told Interfax.

Church rector priest Alexey Ladygin informed the police about the incident.

About four a.m. the church guard heard sounds of broken glass in the yard and after examining the territory he saw traces of liquid smelling of petrol and splinters of three glass bottles. Policemen arrived at the site to find petrol-impregnated rags. According to preliminary information, someone tried to set the church on fire or intimidate believers.

 

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