Man Threatens to Explode Church During Mass in Valmontone

Country: Italy

Date of incident: November 10, 2023

At the church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Piazza Pilozzi in Valmontone, a man entered with a gas cylinder and lighter, threatening to explode the church. The 35-year-old man from Romania insulted and threatened the parish priest, attempting to extort money from him. The police arrived and were able to detain the man. He was taken to a prison in Valletri.

sources: Roma Todayil Fatto Nisseno

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