China says missing Chinese worker's body found in Sudan   2012-02-07 01:22:00

BEIJING, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- China said here Monday that it was informed by Sudan's related department that the body of a Chinese worker, who went missing in a rebel attack in Sudan's South Kordofan, was found.

According to a statement posted on the website of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, the Sudanese side will hand over the body to China as soon as possible, and the Chinese Embassy in Sudan will assist relevant company and the worker's relatives in the follow-up matters.

A group belonging to the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA)/ northern sector on Jan. 28 attacked a camp of a Chinese company operating at road construction site in South Kordofan State.

The rebels abducted 29 of the total 47 Chinese workers in the camp, while the other 18 workers fled to the neighboring areas. The Sudanese army found the 17 Chinese workers later and transported them to a safe area, but one worker went missing.


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