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Armed police ride in the back of a truck after the streets of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince were deserted following a call for a general strike launched by several professional associations and companies to denounce insecurity in Port-au-Prince on Monday highlighted by the kidnapping of American and Canadian missionaries over the weekend.

DETROIT — Five of the 17 missionaries kidnapped by a gang in Haiti over the weekend are from Oceana County, including four children, their pastor told The Detroit News.

They are members of Hart Dunkard Brethren Church, minister Ron Marks said Monday.

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