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Andaman: killed

The family of the American missionary, John Allen Chau, who was reportedly killed in mid-November by unidentified individuals from the Sentinelese community on North Sentinel Island, located in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands, have said they forgive his attackers.

BBC / International Christian Concern

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John Allen Chau

According to local sources, Chau had travelled to North Sentinel Island with the help of local fishermen in an attempt to interact with members of the Sentinelese tribe. Chau reportedly hired a fishing dinghy from the Chidiyatapu area and travelled to North Sentinel Island. Chau had reportedly visited the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on five previous occasions and had expressed a strong desire to meet with the Sentinelese tribes to preach Christianity.