Aid Workers with Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse Kidnapped in South Sudan
Rebels in South Sudan have reportedly abducted eight aid workers with the Christian humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse. The group is led by Franklin Graham, son of famed evangelist Billy Graham.According to a military official, the kidnappers are demanding food as ransom.
"The rebels attacked and abducted eight local staff from Samaritan's Purse and they are being held to ransom," Brigadier General Lul Ruai Koang told Reuters. "They have demanded that the organization takes aid to them."