In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, rebel fighters walk through town after receiving food in Akobo, near the Ethiopian border, in South Sudan.(AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
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Two Kenyan pilots have been seized by rebels in South Sudan after their plane crash-landed, killing one person, the U.N. said Wednesday.Nine employees of a South Sudanese NGO were on board, the paper said, who were returning to the capital Juba after a mission in the rebel-held region of Akobo, close to the Ethiopia border. The passengers and pilots received minor injuries, it reported.The Standard reports the plane killed a woman -- not a man -- and also hit 11 cows, and says a payment of 20 million Kenyan shillings ($198,000) is being demanded in exchange for the pilots' release.
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