At least 20 individuals were wounded when a man in a vehicle on Westminster bridge drove into pedestrians walking on the side of the bridge. The car then crashed into fence near the Houses of Parliament. A man then attacked a police officer before being killed himself. The police officer he attacked with a knife was also killed and at lest two pedestrians were killed on the bridge. Police consider the incident a terrorist attack. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded. Please pray for peace.
18 Killed in Kintampo, Ghana
At least 18 individuals, mainly high-school students, have been killed at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo, Ghana, after a large tree fell on them. The students were swimming during a storm when the tree fell. At least 22 others were injured. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded.
42 Killed off Coast of Yemen
A boat carrying Somali refugees was fired upon by a helicopter off the coast of Yemen, resulting in the death of at least 42 individuals. Approximately 80 individuals survived the attack and were taken to the hospital. The identity of the attacker remains unclear. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded and for safety for those fleeing their homes.
72 Killed by Flooding in Peru
At least 72 individuals have been killed by flooding and mudslides in Peru. The nation has been experiencing heavy rainfall resulting in the flooding and mudslides. The flooding and mudslides have also resulted in some cities, including the capital, Lima, to be without water and other services. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for the nation as it works to recover.
195 Still Missing in Nigeria
Three years ago, Boko Haram, an Islamist militant group, kidnapped more than 270 young girls, many of whom were still in school. Nearly 200 are still missing. Please pray for the safety and for the return of the missing girls. Please pray for strength for their families.
2 Killed in Guatemala Jail Riot
At least two prison guards have been killed during a riot at a youth detention center in Guatemala City. The riot was started by members of a gang who are demanding that they be allowed to receive food parcels and cook their own food. They are also demanding that fellow gang members be transferred to the same prison. At least five more guards are injured and being held hostage inside the facility, of which riot police have not yet been able to regain control. Please pray for the families of the deceased and for the safety of the guards who remain captive. Please pray for a quick and peaceful resolution.
Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch
Neil Gorsuch, nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States, faces Senate confirmation hearing beginning Monday. His nomination is a contentious one. Please pray that Judge Gorsuch will be fairly considered based on his record and that the Lord will prepare him for whatever position his future may hold.
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