(Updated) According to media reports Metro Tabernacle church isn’t the only churches in Kuala Lumpur being attacked Thursday night.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan said in the morning three churches were attacked from midnight – the Metro Tabernacle in Desa Melawati, the Church of Assumption in Petaling Jaya Old Town and the Life Chapel in Section 17, Petaling Jaya.
A Tabernacle church member who want to be anonymous, contacted for comment on Friday simply said “pray for us and also the peace of the nation.”
“We are not the only churches being harassed or attacked.”
Metro Tabernacle located at Taman Melawati and was started by Ong Sek Liang in 1982 growing from less than 10 worshipers to more than 1,700 currently.
Taman Melawati a predominantly Malay Muslim neighborhood with Suraus and Muslim centers dotted the area. Over the last few year the christians and the Muslim communities in the areas have been co-exist rather peacefully – until the unfortunate and regrettable fire-bomb attack by an unknown group.
Four people in two motorcycles were said to have set the church a blaze around midnight. No one was hurt AFP reported and the church still ascertaining its losses due to the incident.
Member of the public can reach out to the Metro Tabernacle church by calling phone: 603-41089033 or fax: 603-41084757