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Another Catholic cross desecrated in Goa

IANS  |  Panaji 

The ongoing desecrations in South district continued on Friday with another Catholic cross being vandalised in Margao town, police said.

A police spokesperson said the desecration occurred in the early hours of Friday. Margao is 45 km away from Panaji.

The desecration of the cross occurred in Calconda area in Margao, the spokesperson said.

This is the seventh such instance of desecration of a religious icon in over the last few weeks.

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has called the desecrations "an attempt to disturb the communal harmony in Goa".

The Church has already expressed "pain" over the incident, while also urging police to crack the series of mysterious desecrations.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 14:54 IST
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