Egyptian diplomat kidnapped in Libyan capital

Reuters News
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Posted: Jan 24, 2014 3:16 PM

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped an Egyptian diplomat in the Libyan capital Tripoli, the Libyan foreign ministry said on Friday.

The diplomat works as administrative attaché at the Egyptian mission, a ministry spokesman and an embassy source said. No more details were immediately available.

(Reporting by Ghaith Shennib and Ulf Laessing; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)