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East Texas missionaries stuck in Niger amid recent coup set to be brought home

Members of a Lufkin church had been in the West African country on a mission trip when a coup broke out. Airspace had been restricted, but the U.S. government stepped in this week.

Demonstrators hold Russian flags during a gathering in support of the putschist soldiers in the capital Niamey, Niger, on July 30, 2023.

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