Maintenance. We are currently updating the site. Please check back shortly
Members login
  • TrustLaw
  • Members Portal
Subscribe Donate

Three European engineers probably kidnapped in Libya -official

Source: Reuters - Sat, 5 Jul 2014 23:07 GMT
Author: Reuters
hum-war
Tweet Recommend Google + LinkedIn Email Print
Leave us a comment

TRIPOLI, July 6 (Reuters) - Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company have likely been kidnapped in Libya, a government official said on Sunday.

The car of the Italian, Macedonian and Bosnian engineers was found abandoned in the town of Zuwara, west of the capital Tripoli, an official in the local town council told Reuters. "They are missing, and we suspect they have been kidnapped."

No other details were immediately available.

The North African country has seen a rise in kidnappings of diplomats, foreigners and Libyans as the government and parliament are unable to control militias who helped oust Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 but now defy state authority. (Reporting by Ahmed Elumami; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Leslie Adler)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus
Most Popular
TOPICAL CONTENT
Topical content
LATEST SLIDESHOW

Latest slideshow

See allSee all
FEATURED JOBS
Featured jobs