Yemeni security forces gather outside an elderly care home in Yemen's main southern city of Aden after it was attacked by gunmen on March 4, 2016. / AFP / SALEH AL-OBEIDI
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An Indian priest missing after an attack on a care home run in Yemen is being held by the assailants, likely militants from ISIS, officials said Sunday.Yemeni authorities have blamed ISIS for the Friday attack on the refuge for the elderly operated by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in main southern city Aden. The Vatican missionary news agency Fides identified the nuns as two Rwandans, a Kenyan and an Indian, adding that the mother superior managed to hide and survive while an Indian priest was missing.Al-Qaeda and ISIS have stepped up attacks in Aden, targeting mainly loyalists and members of a Saudi-led coalition battling Huthi rebels and their allies since March last year.
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