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South Sudan Military: Rebels Kidnap 8 From Christian Charity


South Sudanese rebels have kidnapped eight local aid workers working for U.S. charity Samaritan's Purse and are demanding aid deliveries to their area, a military spokesman said on Monday.

"The rebel attacked and abducted eight local staff from Samaritan's Purse and they are being held to ransom. They [the rebels] have demanded that the organization takes aid to them," Brigadier General Lul Ruai Koang told Reuters.

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