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(Compass) – A group of about 15 people attacked a church in the coastal town of Mangalore during Sunday worship on November 7. According to press reports, the mob barged into a hall belonging to the Jesus Bread of Life Ministry and smashed windowpanes, chairs, fans, pots and musical instruments. No casualties were reported. Afterward, assailants warned the worshippers against conducting religious conversions. “We are not involved in conversions. If we talk to people about humanity, people accuse us of attempting conversions,” said Priscilla D’Souza, president of the Jesus Bread of Life Ministry. D’Souza lodged a complaint with police, alleging the attackers’ involvement with the Bajrang Dal. “A local newspaper published a derogatory report against Christians and said that our prayer hall would be attacked,” she said. Meanwhile, Pastor V.M. Samuel of the Bangalore New Life Fellowship told Compass that numerous attacks on churches in and around Mangalore have occurred in recent years.