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16 Americans, 1 Canadian among kidnapped Christian missionaries in Haiti- ministries group

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A sign on the door to the entrance of the home office of Christian Aid Ministries in Millersburg, Ohio, U.S., October 17, 2021. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

MEXICO CITY, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Sixteen Americans and one Canadian citizen are among the Christian Aid Ministries workers kidnapped in Haiti, according to a statement by the organization on Sunday.

The group of five men, seven women and five children were abducted during a trip to visit an orphanage on Saturday, the statement said.

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