South Sudan military: rebels kidnap 8 from Christian charity

By REUTERS
March 13, 2017 12:19
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JUBA - South Sudanese rebels have kidnapped eight local aid workers working for US charity Samaritan's Purse and are demanding aid deliveries to their area, a military spokesman said on Monday.

"The rebel attacked and abducted eight local staff from Samaritan's Purse and they are being held to ransom. They (the rebels) have demanded that the organization takes aid to them," Brigadier General Lul Ruai Koang told Reuters.


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