Oman says secures release of Indian priest abducted in Yemen

Thomas Uzhunnalil has been held captive since March 2016


Afp September 12, 2017
A woman prays in front of the statue of Jesus Christ on the occasion of Good Friday in a church in Kolkata, March 25, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

MUSCAT: Muscat has secured the release of an Indian priest who was abducted during a deadly attack by Islamist militants in Yemen, Oman's official news agency said on Tuesday.

US accuses Pakistan of providing 'safe haven' to militants

Thomas Uzhunnalil has been held captive since March 2016, when militants attacked a care home operated by missionaries in the southern port city of Aden, killing 16 people.

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