A group of 15 supporters of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” attacked the Prayer tent situated in the city’s centre on the day of May 23.
Two people were on duty in the tent at that time. The terrorists threatened the praying people that “we’ll shoot down all of you if you gather here to pray in the evening,” The Committee Of Donbass Patriotic Forces reports.
As narrated by the “Day” newspaper, the radicals took the equipment, accumulator, speakers and the microphone; the tent itself and the welcoming banner were thrown to the Kalmius river.
It bears reminding that the prayer marathon which lasts for 80 days already has been repeatedly attacked by the pro-Russian activists.
Now the marathon activists ask the journalists to come and cover the evening prayer and tomorrow’s event as well. The prayer is held daily at the Constitution square on 6 PM, and an ecumenical prayer is planned for 12 AM at May 24.
Pastor Sergey Kosyak wrote on his page at Facebook: “People of different confessions united all over Ukraine for joint prayers in this difficult time. They pray that the God Almighty heal our country and sent feace and consent for it, that the people stopped being killed… Such prayers will be held in all the regional centres of Ukraine.Donetsk also will. If you love God, your people and your Homeland, you are welcome to join us at our one-hour prayer meeting”.
It bears reminding that the Muslims have been permanent panellist of the prayer marathon for over two months.