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Two Christian farmers, aged 30 and 47, died as their pastors attempted to baptize them in the fast-moving current of the Ungwasi River in Rombo District in the Kilimanjaro region.
Six churches have been burnt down in northwest Tanzania within the past week.
Three church buildings were set ablaze on Tuesday (Sept. 22) in an area of northwestern Tanzania where Muslim extremists have issued threats, pastors said.
A mob attacked worshippers at an overnight service at the Gilgal Christian Worship Center in Pansiansi, Mwanza City, northern Tanzania, around 1 a.m. on Tuesday.
Asserting that Tanzania's Zanzibar Island is not a place for Christians, suspected Muslim extremists threw acid on a 60-year-old Catholic priest on Sept. 13, sources said.
A pastor in northeastern Tanzania was attacked by a large group of radical Muslims with machetes two nights after a pastor in the same region also came under attack.
At least two people are confirmed dead and as many as 50 people wounded after St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Tanzania's northern city of Arusha was bombed May 5.
By the time Lukia Khalid, mother of three and nearly seven months pregnant, was baptized on March 30, her Muslim husband had already forced her out of their home in western Tanzania for becoming a Christian.
Arsonists burned a Tanzania church Feb. 19 in the semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar, two days after gunmen killed a Catholic priest there.
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