WFP Contracted Aircrew Recovered Safely After Being Forced To Land In Sudan
ROME - Six Bulgarian crew members of a helicopter contracted by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) forced to land by the Sudan People's Liberation Army-North (SPLM-N) in a remote area of Sudan's South Kordofan state were handed over safely to WFP in South Sudan today.
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