A 16-year-old Christian boy from north India’s Bihar state has passed away following a brutal attack on Aug. 11 when unknown assailants threw acid on him.
International Christian Concern (ICC) reports that Nitish Kumar succumbed to his wounds on Sept. 26 – just 46 days after he was taken to the hospital.
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The boy was on his way to the market in Kamtanagar, located in the Gaya District, when the violent assault occurred. People on a motorbike came up behind him and poured acid all over him.
Doctors determined that nearly 60 percent of Nitish’s skin was burned by the acid. His family and the Christian community believe he was attacked because of his Christian faith.
A local pastor told ICC, “The doctors have tried every possible way to revive Nitish. Every alternative day, the doctors gave one…