(Henan, China—July 23, 2019) A Christian was beaten by more than 10 people and the tendon in his hand was cut because he tried to stop the Henan Province Zhengzhou City authorities from forcibly demolishing a house church.
According to news from the site, the Christian intended to kill himself while keeping authorities from forcibly demolishing the building. Three tendons in his left wrist were cut off, he passed out because of bleeding and was rushed to the Zhengzhou Municipal Center Hospital ER.
The injured Christian survived after receiving medical treatment at the hospital. When he awoke, he denied that he intended to kill himself.
Currently the church located at West Sanhuan, Zhengzhou has been demolished. Members of the church just saved a small portion of furniture and possessions. The rest is buried inside.