At least 11 individuals have been killed in a fire at a four-star hotel in Karachi, Pakistan. Over 70 people were injured in the fire. The fire started in the kitchen and spread, requiring some guests to escape through windows by tying bedsheets together. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded.
Three Killed in Finland
A politician and two journalists were killed as they left a restaurant in Imatra, Finland. The cause of the shooting is unknown, although police have arrested a suspect. Please pray for the families of the deceased.
8 Killed in Tripoli, Libya
At least eight people have been killed, and over 20 wounded, in fighting in between militias in Tripoli. The fighting has resulted in many business not opening. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded. Please pray for peace.
36 Killed in Fire in Oakland, California
At least 36 people have been killed in a fire at a warehouse party in Oakland, California, with more deaths expected. Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire, although the building had no sprinklers and the steps to the second floor were makeshift. The inside of the warehouse was packed with items, making it difficult for firefighters and those attempting to escape to maneuver. Please pray for the families of the deceased.
71 Killed in Plane Crash in Colombia
A charter plane has crashed near Jose Maria Cordova International Airport in Medllin, Colombia. A Brazilian club soccer team was onboard the flight. The crash killed 71 individuals, most of whom belonged to the soccer team. Six individuals survived the crash: three soccer players, two crew members, and one journalist. Although the cause of the crash is currently under investigation, the plan did experience an electrical failure prior to crashing. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for the survivors.
11 Killed in Tennessee Wild Fires
A wildfire has forced the residents of Gatlinburg, Tennessee to flee their homes. Over 700 buildings have been destroyed, including hundreds of homes. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for the safety of everyone in the area, especially those working to control the fire. Please pray for those who have lost their homes.
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