In a scenario almost too horrible to imagine, 17 American Christian missionaries including children were kidnapped by a Haitian gang near Port au Prince on Saturday.
The missionaries were traveling back from building an orphanage when their transportation was intercepted by the gang members, who often demand ransom payments for their captives.
They are still being held and no further details were available, according to AFP.
Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries asked for prayer that the gang members would repent and release the missionaries unharmed.
The group is working with the U.S. Embassy there to recover the missionaries.
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