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US dispatches small team to Haiti in response to kidnapping

The United States has dispatched a small team to Haiti to assist in efforts to locate and free a group of Christian US missionaries kidnapped by a criminal gang, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Monday.

Price said the US embassy in Port-au-Prince has been in constant contact with Haitian police and family members of the group, which includes 16 Americans and one Canadian.

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