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Thomas Uzhunnalil

Oman secures release of Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen

MUSCAT: Muscat has secured the release of an Indian priest who was abducted last year during a deadly attack by militants in Yemen, Oman's official news agency said on Tuesday. Thomas Uzhunnalil had 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 including four nuns. Uzhunnalil was pictured on Tuesday wearing local traditional dress and with a flowing but tidy white beard grown while in captivity. He appeared…