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Beijing says body of missing Chinese worker found in Sudan; 29 abducted to be released soon
BEIJING (AP) ' State media say the body of a Chinese worker who went missing during a rebel attack on a work site in Sudan has been found and that 29 others abducted in the assault would be freed soon.
The official Xinhua News Agency said Tuesday that China was told of the recovery by Sudan officals in South Kordofan. The man went missing Jan. 28 in an attack on a road construction site where 47 Chinese were working.
Seventeen others managed to escape and 29 were taken hostage. Xinhua quoted Sudanese media as saying mediation by the International Committee of the Red Cross meant the 29 would be freed in the next several days.