American Christian missionaries were kidnapped along with their families in the capital of Haiti



Official reports have not provided further details regarding the whereabouts of the Americans.

Photo: Richard Pierrin / AFP / Getty Images

Some 17 Christian missionaries in the United States and their familiesThey, including children, were abducted on Saturday by a gang in Port-au-Prince while leaving an orphanage, Haitian security officials said.

Although the details of the kidnapping were not known for sure, local authorities reported that the Americans They were kidnapped on a bus that was heading to the airport to drop off some of the members before continuing to another destination in the Caribbean country.reported The New York Times.

This event occurs in the midst of a convulsive social security situation in Haiti in recent months, in a reality in which gangs control about half of the city of Prince Port, capital of the country.

However, even though the gang ravages are constant, the authorities were surprised by the number of Americans kidnapped.

These kidnappings occurred one day after the UN Security Congress extend his mission in Haiti for nine months in a vote carried out on Friday and which was decided unanimously.

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Source-eldiariony.com


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