Christians Injured in Attack in Vietnam Denied Medical Care

Nguyen Thi LanThree Christians
seriously injured during a savage attack near Hanoi on Nov. 13 have been
evacuated to an undisclosed hospital in Ho Chi Minh City after several
hospitals in the region refused to examine and treat them.

Pictured: Nguyen Thi Lan’s pelvis was broken in two places in the attack on her house church. (Photo courtesy Compass Direct News).

According to Compass
Direct News, the attack on a church leaders’ worship service of an Agape
Baptist Church (ABC) house church in Lai Tao village, Bot Xuyen
commune, My Duc district, left one woman, evangelist Nguyen Thi Lan,
with her pelvis broken in two places and with badly damaged internal
organs, according to doctors who recommended emergency surgery.

previously doctors at three area hospitals had told her and two other
seriously injured Christians that they were fine and dismissed them,
said Pastor Nguyen Cong Thanh, head of the ABC.

explained that when doctors in Vietnam learn that religious motives
play a role in violence, commonly they do not dare to treat or even
examine the victims of persecution.

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Source: Michael Ireland, ASSIST News Service