A young woman in the Khunti district of Jharkhand has become the fifth victim in a string of Christians killed in India because of their faith.
The woman, 25-year-old Suman Munda, was found dead on July 19 in a deserted place near her home, according to Vatican News. Just one month earlier, on June 24, another Christian, 27-year-old Ramji Munda, was killed outside a village in the Khunti district.
Faithwire managing editor Dan Andros spoke with Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs, who recounted stories of the murders of some of the believers.
“Persecution is on the rise all over India,” Nettleton said. “If it was one village or one state, and you could kind of say, ‘Yeah, things are really hard there, but look at these other places,’ but when you see people in four different states within such a span of time being killed, it really reflects the attitude and the atmosphere for Christians all over India.” Continue reading on Faith Wire.