Christian couple burnt alive on accusation of blasphemy in Pakistan

A photo of the Christian couple Shama Bibi (left) and Shehzad Masih, who were murdered in Pakistan after a mob accused them of desecrating a copy of the Koran

November 2014 Kasur, Punjab: November 4, 2014. (PCP) A pregnant Christian woman named Shama Bibi and her husband named Shahzad Masih were burnt alive in Brick Kiln by a Muslim mob on allegations of blasphemy at 7; 00 Am here today. Shahzad Masih aged 36 along with his wife and four children was working as brick kiln ...

Christian couple burned alive in Pakistan

(Photo: Reuters/Mohsin Raza)

 CatholicCulture.org - November 2014 Two Pakistani Christians were thrown into a brick kiln and burned to death following a blasphemy allegation. The killings took place in a village near Lahore. The Fides news agency reported that Shama Bibi, 24, had burned some papers belonging to her late father-in-law. After a Muslim who witnessed the incident alleged she had burned ...