Sunday, June 23, 2024
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Train Crash in India Kills Eight
At least eight people died, and about 60 others have been injured in a train crash in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal. An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing, and authorities have not ruled out “human error” as the cause. The crash occurred with a train carrying goods hit a stationary passenger train. India has one of the largest train networks in the world, however, its railway infrastructure needs improvements and upgrades. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for healing for the injured. Pray for all affected.

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Ramiro Felix Gonzales is scheduled to be executed at 6 pm local time, on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, in Texas. Forty-one-year-old Ramiro is convicted of the murder of 19-year-old Bridget Townsend on January 15, 2001, in Bandera, Texas. Read more here.

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Oil Spill Along Coast of Singapore
Authorities in Singapore are working quickly to clean up an oil spill caused by a fuel ship and dredging boat collision. The dredging boat lost power and drifted into the oil vessel, puncturing an oil tank. Oil quickly began washing ashore on Singapore’s southern coast and swimming and fishing have been temporarily banned.

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11 Killed in Two Shipwrecks Off Italian Coast
At least 11 people are dead, and over 60 others are missing, after two separate shipwrecks near Italy’s southern coast. The ships were carrying migrants from various nations and had set sail from Libya and Turkey. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for the safety of the missing. Pray for all affected.

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19 Pilgrims Die Due to Extreme Heat
At least 14 Hajj pilgrims from Jordan have died during their journey to Saudi Arabia. At least 17 others are missing according to officials. Additionally, five Iranian pilgrims have also died. Arrangements are being made to return the bodies of the deceased to their families. This year, more than 1.8 million people are making the Hajj journey, a requirement for all Muslims, and the temperature is above normal. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for safety for the missing. Pray for safety for all pilgrims.

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Richard Rojem, Jr., is scheduled to be executed at 10 a.m. local time on Thursday, June 27, 2024, in Oklahoma. Sixty-six-year-old Richard is convicted of raping and murdering his seven-year-old stepdaughter Layla Dawn Cummings on either July 6 or 7, 1984, in Washita County, Oklahoma. Read more here.

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Fire in Chad Kills Nine
At least nine people have died after a fire at a militia ammunition depot in N’Djamena, the capital of Chad. The fire also caused munitions to explode. At least 46 others were injured in the fire, with many in serious condition. The cause of the fire was announced as accidental. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for the healing of the injured. Pray for all affected.

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International Death Penalty News 2024, Issue 24:China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, United States of America

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Train Crash in India Kills Eight
At least eight people died, and about 60 others have been injured in a train crash in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal. An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing, and authorities have not ruled out “human error” as the cause. The crash occurred with a train carrying goods hit a stationary passenger train. India has one of the largest train networks in the world, however, its railway infrastructure needs improvements and upgrades. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for healing for the injured. Pray for all affected.

RGonzales

Ramiro Felix Gonzales is scheduled to be executed at 6 pm local time, on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, in Texas. Forty-one-year-old Ramiro is convicted of the murder of 19-year-old Bridget Townsend on January 15, 2001, in Bandera, Texas. Read more here.

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Oil Spill Along Coast of Singapore
Authorities in Singapore are working quickly to clean up an oil spill caused by a fuel ship and dredging boat collision. The dredging boat lost power and drifted into the oil vessel, puncturing an oil tank. Oil quickly began washing ashore on Singapore’s southern coast and swimming and fishing have been temporarily banned.

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11 Killed in Two Shipwrecks Off Italian Coast
At least 11 people are dead, and over 60 others are missing, after two separate shipwrecks near Italy’s southern coast. The ships were carrying migrants from various nations and had set sail from Libya and Turkey. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for the safety of the missing. Pray for all affected.

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19 Pilgrims Die Due to Extreme Heat
At least 14 Hajj pilgrims from Jordan have died during their journey to Saudi Arabia. At least 17 others are missing according to officials. Additionally, five Iranian pilgrims have also died. Arrangements are being made to return the bodies of the deceased to their families. This year, more than 1.8 million people are making the Hajj journey, a requirement for all Muslims, and the temperature is above normal. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for safety for the missing. Pray for safety for all pilgrims.

RRojemOK

Richard Rojem, Jr., is scheduled to be executed at 10 a.m. local time on Thursday, June 27, 2024, in Oklahoma. Sixty-six-year-old Richard is convicted of raping and murdering his seven-year-old stepdaughter Layla Dawn Cummings on either July 6 or 7, 1984, in Washita County, Oklahoma. Read more here.

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Fire in Chad Kills Nine
At least nine people have died after a fire at a militia ammunition depot in N’Djamena, the capital of Chad. The fire also caused munitions to explode. At least 46 others were injured in the fire, with many in serious condition. The cause of the fire was announced as accidental. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for the healing of the injured. Pray for all affected.

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International Death Penalty News 2024, Issue 24:China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, United States of America

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