Two Christian brothers have been stabbed to death in the Pakistani city of Lahore over a trivial family disagreement.
Javed and Suleman Masih were killed when a pair of Muslim men broke into their home, according to a Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need. The murders appear to have arisen from a dispute between two families of differing faiths.
The father of the Christian men said he attempted to sort out the situation in a civil manner prior to the attack taking place — but his efforts were in vain.
“I went to meet Amjad and Naveed’s father, Abdul Majid, and requested him to solve this issue. First of all, Majeed accepted the apology, but later he came with his sons and stabbed both my boys repeatedly,” Riaz Masih told The Express Tribune, according to Premier UK.
Pakistani news network Samaa TV reported that the initial disagreement ensued when Javed told Abdul not to scratch stickers off his car. It is unfathomable to see how such a brutal murder could arise out of something so trivial, and yet this appears to have been the case
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