Kidnappers in Haiti have released an American missionary, one day after seizing him at gunpoint outside the capital, Port-au-Prince.
Haitian police officials say Phillip Snyder was freed Friday after kidnappers received a ransom payment.
Mr. Snyder's condition, as well as the amount of his ransom payment, are unclear.
In a separate incident, kidnappers released a group of children Thursday, after abducting them from a school bus hours earlier.
Police said the children were unharmed.
Some media report the abductors were paid an unspecified ransom. But the Associated Press quotes a police commissioner as denying any ransom was paid.
Neither case was considered to be politically motivated.
Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.