A group of 16 Iraqis who transport food from Baiji to Haditha have been executed by the Islamic State. Baiji is held by the Islamic State, while Haditha is controlled by the Iraqi government. According to a piece of paper found with one of the deceased, the men were executed to avenge the death of jihadist fighters during a battle near Haditha. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for peace.
Flash Flooding in Southern United States
At least three people have been killed due to weather related accidents; two in Oklahoma and one in Texas. Several individuals are also missing. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed. Please pray for the families of the deceased and for healing for those who are injured. Please pray for the safety of those still missing.
Tunisian Soldier Kills Seven
A Tunisian soldier, who had psychological issues and was forbidden from carrying a weapon, shot and killed seven colleagues at a military barrack in Tunis. Ten others were wounded. Eventually the soldier was also killed. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for those who are injured.
Heatwave in India Kills Hundreds
Over 800 people have died due to a heatwave reaching 118F (48C). Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for relief from the weather.
Landslide in Nepal
Following the massive earthquake and several smaller tremors, a landslide has not blocked the flow of a river, creating a new lake, causing thousands of people to flee. Please pray for their safety. Please pray for Nepal as it continues to recover from the devastating earthquake.
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