Father Tom Uzhunnalil meets PM Modi, EAM Swaraj

Updated: 29 September, 2017 11:23 IST

Indian origin Vatican priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was rescued from Yemen, over a year after he was abducted by ISIS, arrived Delhi on Thursday morning. Soon after arriving at the national capital, Father met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. He is also expected to meet President Ramnath Kovind later in the day. Father Tom was kidnapped on March 4, 2016 by ISIS in Yemen, when they attacked a retirement home in Aden run by the Missionaries of Charity, killing sixteen people, including four nuns

First Published: 28 September, 2017 21:43 IST