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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, SDB Released From Captivity
The Salesian News Agency is reporting that Fr. Thomas Uzhunnalil, SDB has been released from his captors! The Salesian had been captive for 18 months since the attack on the Missionaries of Charity hospital in Yemen:
(ANS - Bangalore)Salesian Indian missionary Fr Thomas Uzhunnalil, seized more than 18 months ago in Yemen by a group of guerrillas, is released. According to the Indian media who announced the news, the Salesian religious is now in Muscat, Oman. Official confirmation came from a tweet by Sushma Swaraj, the Honourable Indian Foreign Minister.
Fr Uzhunnalil was kidnapped by a group of armed men on March 4, 2016, during an attack on the home of the Missionaries of Charity in Aden, Yemen, where 16 people died, including 4 religious.
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