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Christian boy tortured, murdered in Pakistan

August 24, 2012

Samuel Yaqoob, an 11-year-old Christian boy from an impoverished family, has been brutally tortured and murdered in the eastern Pakistani province of Punjab.

“We neither received any phone call for ransom, nor were we told that Samuel had committed blasphemy,” said his mother.


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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Aug. 27, 2012 11:18 AM ET USA

    What lives in the heads of these murderers?

  • Posted by: lauriem5377 - Aug. 24, 2012 9:14 PM ET USA

    Pray for peace and comfort for those who loved this young boy.