Group of 16 Americans and a Canadian, Including Five Children, Kidnapped in Haiti

A team of American missionaries operating in Haiti was kidnapped by a infamous gang amid a sharp rise in abductions and political turmoil in the Caribbean nation, a spokesman for the Haitian Justice Ministry explained.

Ohio-dependent Christian Support Ministries reported in a assertion Sunday that a team that integrated 16 People in america and 1 Canadian was kidnapped Saturday morning during a trip to an orphanage. The organization mentioned that 5 of those who had been kidnapped are small children. An aide to Primary Minister Ariel Henry claimed the missionaries had been taken hostage after becoming ambushed by intensely armed adult males on a road exterior the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince.