While Indians were celebrating the hard fought win over Austrailia, Pakistanis were reeling after a bomb ripped through an amusement park in Lahore and left scores dead; mostly innocent children and women.
But that was not the worse of news over the weekend, many international agencies are now reporting that Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a catholic priest from Kerala who worked with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries Of Charity, was crucified by ISIS on Good Friday.
He was kidnapped in Yemen in earlier this month during a raid on a nursing home run by Missionaries of Charity. 16 nurses and nuns were also killed in this raid.
His execution by the Islamist sect, using the same method used by the Romans on Jesus and marked on Good Friday every year, was confirmed at the Easter Vigil Mass by Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna, The Washington Times reported.
Flying for the first time can be a daunting for anybody, which led a 50-year-old woman to deploy an emergency exit slide when she thought the emergency exit door was another washroom to relieve herself.
The China Southern flight bound from the Chinese city of Chongqing to Shenzhen was delayed by two hours. Many passengers panicked as there was a hissing noise, while other took to recording the incident on the social media platform, Weibo.
Although Chinese Civil Aviation Law consider endangering aircraft safety a criminal offence, investigators are still looking into matter. The woman who caused the incident was looking to avoid the long queue for the toilet set off chaos just before take off.
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