Two abducted missionaries in Haiti freed Christian Aid Ministries says

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two of 17 kidnapped members of a missionary group have been freed in Haiti and are protected, “in good spirits and being cared for,” their Ohio-based church group introduced Sunday. 

Christian Help Ministries issued an announcement saying it couldn’t give the names of these launched, why they have been freed or different data. 

“Whereas we rejoice at this launch, our hearts are with the 15 people who find themselves nonetheless being held,” the group mentioned. 

The missionaries have been kidnapped by the 400 Mawozo gang on Oct. 16. There are 5 kids within the group of 16 U.S. residents and one Canadian. Their Haitian driver additionally was kidnapped.

The chief of 400 Mawozo gang has threatened to kill the hostages except the gang’s calls for are met. Authorities have mentioned the gang was demanding $1 million per particular person, though it wasn’t instantly clear that included the kids within the group. 

The U.S. authorities has urged U.S. residents to go away Haiti due to the nation’s deepening insecurity and the extreme lack of gas. Canada introduced Friday it was pulling all however important personnel from its embassy.

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