In­dian priest re­turns home:

Arab Times - - INTERNATIONAL | WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP -

An In­dian Catholic priest has re­turned to In­dia af­ter be­ing freed from 18 months of cap­tiv­ity in Ye­men.

The Rev Tom Uzhun­nalil ar­rived Thursday in New Delhi and met with Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi and other gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials.

Speak­ing to re­porters at the air­port, Uzhun­nalil thanked peo­ple who helped in his res­cue. Uzhun­nalil had been work­ing as a chap­lain at a re­tire­ment home for more than four years in the south­ern Ye­meni city of Aden when he was kid­napped dur­ing an at­tack by un­known gun­men in March 2016. The at­tack left 16 dead, in­clud­ing four nuns.

Uzhun­nalil

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