Four Missionaries of Charity sisters killed in Yemen

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Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Four nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, including one from India, were killed by unidentified gunmen at a care home for the elderly in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden, a spokesperson for the Mother Teresa-founded Catholic Order said here.

The Indian nun has been identified as Sister M Anseleme, 57, from Jharkhand. Of the other three nuns, Two were from Rwanda and another from Kenya, the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said three of the assailants barged into the home on Friday morning and opened fire indiscriminately on the sisters and the volunteers.

However, the gunmen did not target the inmates.

According to information received by the MoC, one of its nuns and a priest were missing, though they seemed to have survived.

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The home, set up by Mother Teresa in 1992, houses 61 elderly destitutes.

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