Sixty-four-year-old Robert Semple, a British hostage held captive by al-Qaeda in Yemen, has been released following a military operation by forces from the United Arab Emirates. Robert was an oil worker when he was kidnapped at gun point. Praise the Lord for Robert’s release!
Fire at Steel Plant in Tokyo, Japan
So far, no injuries have been reported at a fire that broke out at a steel plant in Tokyo, Japan. The fire caused some minor delays at a nearby airport. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Typhoon Goni Kills 10 in Philippines
At least 10 individuals have been killed as Typhoon Goni dumps torrential rain on northern Philippines, leading to landslides and floods. Thousands of individuals have been evacuated. Several have also been reported missing. Please pray for their safe recovery. Please pray for the areas as they work to recover.
14 Killed in Prison in El Salvador
In Quezaltepeque Prison in northern El Salvador, the bodies of 14 men have been discovered. All of the men belong to the Barrio 18 gang. An investigation into their deaths have been launched, although it is believed to have been the result of an internal feud. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for peace.
Passengers Stop Possible French Train Attack
Three United States citizens, a Briton, a Frenchman, and a French-American, worked together to thwart a possible terror attack on a train from Amsterdam to Paris. All are being honored by the French government. The man they stopped has links to radical Islamism. Please pray for peace and healing.
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