(ETH) – A pastor in Haiti has been kidnapped during a ceremony that being broadcasted LIVE on Facebook and Youtube by Gunmen and the footage has now been widely shared on social media in a country plagued by soaring violence.

According to the report from Reuters, the video shows two choir members seen singing a hymn before they are seen suddenly dropping their microphones and take cover by the side of the altar. Piano music continues to play in the background while a man with a rifle enters the screen and is seen on video taking them away.

The abduction was streamed LIVE on Facebook and YouTube on Thursday evening and reportedly took place at the Seventh-day Adventist Gospel Kreyol Ministry Church in Diquini on the outskirts of the capital Port-au-Prince. The report stated that Gregory M. Figaro, whose father, Greger Figaro, is the founder of the ministry,


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revealed to the Miami Herald that eight to 10 gunmen had arrived in two vehicles and kidnapped the pastor and three others, which included a pianist. “If this can happen, then anything is possible in the country because there is no respect for any institution, whether it’s a church or school,” Figaro said, according to the Miami Herald.

Ricky Scaparo is the pastor and founder of the international ministry End Time Headlines. A ministry that provides resources to equip believers and to inform the discerning of the signs and seasons in which we live. His mission is to inform his readers and viewers of prophetic events and how they are unfolding before our very eyes through news and headlines presented from a prophetic perspective in light of the Holy Bible.