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U.N. Says 16 Staff Members Freed by South Sudan Refugees

Saleh Mwanamilongo Wednesday, April 19, 2017

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The United Nations said late Tuesday that 16 staff members taken hostage by unarmed South Sudanese refugees at a U.N. camp in eastern Congo have been released unharmed.

The U.N. peacekeeping department said in a statement released at U.N. headquarters in New York that "the camp is quiet and under full control" of peacekeepers at the Munigi base in North Kivu province. ...

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