The weekend witnessed one of the most significant and holiest week ends of the Christian church as the world celebrate the birth of the son of God Jesus Christ on earth who will later save mankind. As preparations were rife across the globe, with millions travelling the world to spend the special day with their families and loves ones, plane crash in Russia and terrorist attacks in Congo DRC and Cameroon left over a 100 people death as tragedy hits Christmas day.
Plane Crash in Russia
A Russian military plane carrying 92 persons crash just 20 mins after taking off on Christmas day leaving everybody on board death in the black sea according to reports from Russia. The Tu-154 Russian Defense Ministry plane crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday morning while en route from the Moscow region’s Chkalovsky airport to Latakia, Syria after refueling at Adler Airport, near the Russian coastal resort of Sochi
The 92 people aboard the plane included musicians from the Alexandrov Ensemble, journalists, high-ranking military officials and Elizaveta Glinka, the head of a charity called “Fair Aid.”
There have been 24 hour search efforts has in the sea to recover the bodies of lost ones as many Russians have been laying flowers to mourn their loves ones.
Earlier on Monday, Anatoliy Pakhomov, the Mayor of Sochi, said that the local residents have offered their aid to comfort the relatives of those who were aboard the plane, who continue to arrive at the site of the crash according to sputnik news agency
23 Civilians massacred on Christmas by Muslim rebels in Congo DRC
Reports says at least 23 civilians were stabbed in the north Kivu province in DRC in an attack administrators have blamed on the Ugandan Muslim rebel group allied democratic forces (AFD) that has been terrorizing the region for years now and have killed over 700 people in the past.
The attacks are coming at a time where there is a fragile environment in the country as president Kabila is facing stiff opposition to step down as his term of office had expired. Many has been killed earlier in the country as protesters clashed with forces of law and other. Elections are due to be held next April 2017
Suicide attack in cameroon.
eports also says two persons have died in the north of Cameroon as two suicide bombers allegedly from the terrorist group Boko haram detonated their explosives on christmas day. The Nigerian based terrorist group which has pledge allegiance to ISIS has been carrying out cross border attack in cameroon, although the cameroonian military has neutralise its fire power and reduce number of attacks significantly over the months.