Pastor, Five Family Members Murdered in Nicaragua

(Evangelical Focus) The deep socio-political crisis in Nicaragua has led to the death of almost 200 people since mid-April.

An evangelical pastor, his wife and four other family members (two children) were murdered by a pro-government paramilitary group. They threw Molotov cocktails against the house and burnt it down.

Pastor Óscar Velásquez Pavón and his wife Maritza López had refused to open their home to Sandinist para-military forces that are supporting President Daniel Ortega in the clashes with opposition groups across the country.

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