An Israeli guard has shot and killed a Jordanian who attacked him with a screwdriver at the Israeli Embassy in Jordan. A second Jordanian national was also killed as a result of the gunfire, while a third individuals was injured. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the injured.
10 Dead in San Antonio, Texas
Dozens of individuals have been discovered inside an 18-wheeler at a Wal-Mart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas. Ten of those individuals have died due to heat related problems, while 29 others have been hospitalized. Police expect the number of deceased to rise. The driver of the abandoned vehicle has been found and will face charges for human trafficking, among others. Please pray for the families of the deceased and for healing for those who have been hospitalized.
Swiss Chainsaw Attack Injures Five
Five individuals have been injured, with two in serious condition, after they were attacked by a man with a chainsaw. The attacker has not yet been found and the reason for the attack is currently unknown, although police have stated that the attack is not terrorism. The attack occurred in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, near the German border. Please pray for healing for the injured. Please pray that the man will be quickly captured and no more will be injured.
30 Killed in Bombing in Kabul
At least 30 individuals have been killed, and 42 injured, in a suicide car bombing in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. The attack, which was claimed by the Taliban, occurred in a mainly Shia district and the vehicle carrying the bomb struck a bus carrying government employees. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the injured. Please pray for peace.
3 Killed in West Bank
Three Israeli civilians were attacked by a man with a knife and stabbed to death on the West Bank. Another Israeli was wounded in an attack in Halamish. The Israeli army has confirmed that the attacker is no longer at large. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for wounded. Please pray for peace.
3 Killed in East Jerusalem
Three Palestinians were killed during a confrontation with Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem. Violence has increased between Palestinians and Israelis due to increased friction over a site both nations regard as holy. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for peace.
2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea
The 2018 Winter Olympics are scheduled to take place in February in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Please pray for the nation as it works to finish preparations for hosting the large event.
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