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Haiti, even children kidnapped with US missionaries

2021-10-17T08:58:18.013Z

AU-PRINCE, 17 OCT - There are at least 15, perhaps 17, people kidnapped yesterday in Haiti, just outside the capital, by a criminal gang: the group, made up of US missionaries and their families, also includes several children. (HANDLE)



(ANSA) - PORT-AU-PRINCE, OCTOBER 17 - There are at least 15, perhaps 17, people kidnapped yesterday in Haiti, just outside the capital, by a criminal gang. children.


    According to what has been learned, the abduction was carried out by the "400 Mawozo", an armed gang that has been raging for months in the Port-au-Prince area and the border with the Dominican Republic, confurations and kidnappings of US citizens but also Haitians.


    The missionaries and their families were returning from a visit to an orphanage about 30 kilometers east of Port-au-Prince when their bus was stopped by living animals, who forced them to get off.


    There have been over 600 kidnappings in Haiti since the beginning of the year compared to 231 last year, according to humanitarian organizations.

The country is also experiencing an unprecedented crisis following the killing of President JovenelMoïse in July, which plunged the country into political uncertainty, and the massive earthquake the following month.

(HANDLE).


Source: ansa

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