One Dead, Hundreds Injured in Fire at Concert in Taiwan
During a concert at an amusement park in Taiwan, colored powder was thrown over the crowd to create a “party atmosphere.” This powder soon caught fire, engulfing hundreds of people in flames. So far, only one individuals has died as a result of their injures, although over 200 individuals remain in critical condition, with eight listed as having life threatening injures. Over 500 people were injured. Please pray for the family of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the injured.
Mass Grave Found in Ayacucho Region of Peru
A mass grave containing 17 bodies has been found in the Andes in the Ayacucho region in Peru. It is thought that the bodies are local farmers who were kidnapped in the 1980s by rebel group Shining Path. Please pray that identifies of the bodies may be discovered. Please pray for their families.
11 Killed by Taliban in Afghanistan
At least 11 Afghan soldiers were killed by Taliban militants during an ambush in Herat province. Additionally, six soldiers were also injured in the attack, which resulted in weapons being stolen. Please pray for the families of the deceased and for healing for the wounded. Please pray for peace.
9 Dead Following Raid in Chad
Five Chadian security officials and six militants were killed due to an explosion in N’Djamena at a weapons cache. Militants refused to surrender to police, blowing themselves up. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for peace.
18 Dead in Xinjiang, China
At least 18 individuals have been killed during a clash at a police checkpoint in Xinjiang. Allegedly, the attack was caused by Muslims, possibly in response to restrictions placed on them during the holy month of Ramadan. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for peace.
Shooting at Seaside Resort in Tunisia
At least 38 individuals have been killed, many of whom were British, and 39 wounded during a shooting at a resort beach in Tunisia. Allegedly the gunman was a member of the Islamic State, which has claimed responsibility for the attack. The gunman was killed by police. Please pray for the families of the deceased and for healing for those who are injured. Please pray for recovery for Tunisia, which relies heavily on tourism. Please pray for peace.
Suicide Bombing in Kuwait
At least 27 individuals were killed in a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Kuwait. A local affiliate of the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for peace.
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