Sudanese Air Force bombs church complex in Nuba Mountains

Family able to escape house in compound

Posted Oct 16, 2014

ENS Editor’s Note: The Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS), as referenced in this article from the Morning Star News, is now officially called the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

[Morning Star News] The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on an Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) complex in the Nuba Mountains on Friday (Oct. 10), church leaders said.

“The bombs have completely destroyed our church compound in Tabolo,” the Rev. Youhana Yaqoub of the ECS in Al Atmor, near the Tabolo area in South Kordofan state, told Morning Star News. “A family living at the church compound miraculously escaped the attack, although their whole house and property were destroyed.”

Kamal Adam and his family thanked God for their safety as they watched their house burn from the bombing, he said.

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