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Two more Catholic churches have burned in B.C.’s Southern Interior. Chief of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band, Keith Crow, confirmed to Global News on Saturday morning that a church in the community of Hedley burned, as did one in the border community of Chopaka. Hedley is about an hour’s drive southwest of Penticton, while Chopaka is about a half-hour west of Osoyoos. “I got a phone call early this morning from one of our members that our church was on fire down in Chopaka,” Crow told Global News. “Upon that phone call, I got another phone call from the Upper Similkameen Indian Band that their church has also been burned.” The incident follows the burning of two other South Okanagan churches on reserve land early Monday.

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