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Two Italian workers kidnapped in Libya's east: Source

Published on Jan 18, 2014 10:14 PM
 

TRIPOLI (REUTERS) - Two Italians have been abducted in an Islamist stronghold in eastern Libya, a security source said on Saturday.

The two construction workers were kidnapped in Derna, east of Benghazi, where they had been working on a road project, the security source said.

"We are trying to establish the identity of the kidnappers, to find out about their demands," the source said.

Derna is a stronghold of radical Islamists in the east of the Opec producer.

 
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