The president of Kenya has declared the drought, which affects half the country, a national disaster. Kenya has appealed for international aid, as nearly 3 million people may face starvation. Kenya is not the only African nation affected by the lack of rainfall this year. Please pray that relief will be given.
Eight Killed in Clash in Kashmir
In Indian-controlled Kashmir, at least seven individuals were killed in a clash between security forces and militants, and another individual was killed in the ensuing protest. Two of those killed were security force members, four were militants, and one was a civilian. Several individuals were also wounded. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded. Please pray for peace.
11 Killed in Pakistan Bombing
At least 11 people have been killed following a suicide bombing in Lahore, Pakistan. Dozens were injured in the attack. Officials fear that the death toll will rise. Please pray for the families of the deceased and for healing for the wounded. Please pray for peace.
Bushfires in Southern Australia
In south-eastern Australia, bushfires have destroyed a small town, including nearly all of the buildings. Thankfully, no one was killed. Please pray from the community of Uarbry as they rebuild. Please pray for the safety of all who are endangered by the blaze.
Deadly Avalanche in Tignes, France
At a ski resort in Tignes, France, at least four people have died following an avalanche. Five others remain missing. Please pray for the safety of the missing skiers. Please pray for the families of the deceased.
32 Killed in Tour Bus Accident in Taiwan
Thirty-two individuals were killed when the tour bus they were riding in overturned on a road near Taipei, Taiwan. Thirteen others were injured in the crash. Most of the individuals on board the bus were elderly, returning from a cherry blossom tour. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded.
17 Killed in Stampede in Uige, Angola
At least 17 individuals were killed during a stampede at a football (soccer) stadium in Uige, Angola. Hundreds were attempting to gain entry into the stadium after being refused due to the stadium being at capacity. Dozens were also injured. Please pray for the families of the deceased and for healing for the wounded.
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