Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, rescued from Yemen, to visit Delhi, Bengaluru, Kerala
ANI | Updated: Sep 22, 2017 17:39 IST
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Indian origin Vatican priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was rescued from Yemen, over a year after he was abducted by ISIS, will visit Delhi, Bengaluru">Bengaluru and Kerala.
The reasons of his visit are yet to be known.
"He has also conveyed his thanks to the people of India for their concern and prayers for his release. He also conveyed his thanks to the governments and people who helped in his rescue mission," she said in a series of tweets, adding that India thanks Oman and Yemen for rescuing him.
Father Uzhunnalil was rescued on September 12.
He was reportedly kidnapped on March 4, 2016 by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in Yemen, when they attacked a retirement home in Aden run by the Missionaries of Charity, killing sixteen people, including four nuns. (ANI)