Arson and Vandalism to church in Italy

Country: Italy

Date of incident: November 8, 2022

Police officers in Cerignola, Foggiano, arrested a 32-year-old immigrant man responsible for damaging the church and setting fire to the door. He also insulted the religious denomination. As he was confronted, he resisted and injured a public official. During a patrol, police officers noticed the flames in front of the main door of the church of San Domenico and the perpetrator running away with a canister probably containing flammable liquid.

Sources: Corriere del

Photo: Corriere del Mezzogiorno