Posts Tagged ‘Truck’

Christian, Muslim leaders condemn Nice attack

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Religious leaders around the world have condemned terrorism and expressed solidarity with France after the attack in Nice in which scores of people died. The religious voices included Christian figures such as Pope Francis and prominent Muslims including the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Shawqi Allam. A truck drove through crowds celebrating Bastille Day (July 14) in Nice. Pope Francis Read more

Truck ploughs into Catholic pilgrimage, kills 16

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

A truck has ploughed into a crowd of Catholic pilgrims in Mexico, killing at least 16 people and injuring 30 others. Some 200 people were taking part in a procession on the main street of Mazapil in Zacatecas state when the truck ran into them. The dump truck “was apparently left without brakes and struck Read more