Up to 17 US missionaries kidnapped in Haiti - reports

Sunday, 17. October 2021 06:46

Up to 17 American missionaries with their families were kidnapped outside the Haitian capital on Saturday, The New York Times reported citing local officials.

The "armed gang" thought to be responsible had for months "been engaged in theft and kidnappings," AFP News Agency said citing a local security source.

The Christian missionaries had left an orphanage when they were kidnapped in Port-au-Prince while on their way to leave some members of the group at the airport, according to the reports.

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