In the town of Tathra in New South Wales, Australia, over 70 homes and buildings are thought to have been destroyed by a bushfire. People were evacuated to a nearby town and there are no reports of anyone missing and the few injuries reported were minor. Please pray for those who have lost their homes. Please pray for healing for the injured.
7 Killed in Bolivia
Approximately 2,000 police officers stormed the notoriously overcrowded Palmasola jail in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, resulting in the death of seven inmates. The raid was the result of a protest by inmates last week. The prisoners were upset over the removal of some privileges. Palmasola is known as the most violent jail in Bolivia. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for peace.
Multiple Explosions in Austin, Texas
A fourth explosive package has been discovered in Austin, Texas. The explosions are disguised as packages and left on doorsteps of homes in Austin, Texas. So far, two individuals have been killed, and two others injured. Police have not publicly identified a suspect and the motive is unknown. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the injured. Please pray for the safety of the residents.
6 Killed in Bridge Collapse in Florida
Days after a pedestrian bridge was built on Florida International University campus, it collapsed, killing six individuals and trapping cars beneath it. The cause of the collapse is under investigation. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for the students as classes resume.
7 US Soldiers Killed in Iraq
Seven US service members have died after the helicopter they were traveling in crashed in western Iraq. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Please pray for the families of the deceased.
Drought Continues to Threaten Cape Town, South Africa
Lack of rain for the past three years has thrown Cape Town, South Africa into a severe drought. The drought hinders not only every day personal life, but also the many business which require water for their everyday operations, thereby reducing jobs and working hours. Please pray for the city. Please pray for rain.
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