Haiti: Bus hijacked with 50 passengers on board

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According to press agency reports, a group of armed individuals have hijacked a bus with at least 50 passengers on board in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, and are demanding 500,000 dollars in reward. The events occurred on Wednesday when the captured vehicle was covering an interprovincial route. Some of the passengers were stripped of their belongings and then released. In contrast, others are still being held hostage, said the Haitian Owners and Drivers Association president, Mehu Changeux. The kidnapping of the priest The last known high-profile kidnapping case was that of Father Jean-Nicaisse Milien. The Haitian priest and nine other people had just been kidnapped on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince in early April. It was about seven o’clock in the morning, and they were on their way to the […]