UN refugee agency: 14 Eritrean asylum seekers abducted by armed group in eastern Sudan

June 5, 2015 4:13 PM

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BERLIN – The United Nations' refugee agency says 14 Eritrean asylum seekers have been abducted in an attack on a refugee convoy in eastern Sudan.

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said an armed group in a pickup truck opened fire Thursday on a convoy that was transporting 49 Eritreans from a reception center to a refugee camp. It said seven unaccompanied children were kidnapped — six boys and one girl — along with five women and two men...

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