Libyan PM Ali Zeidan kidnapped by armed men: Arab TV channels

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan speaks at the 68th United Nations General Assembly in New York, in this file picture September 25, 2013. Armed men have kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from a hotel in Tripoli, two Arab television chan
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan speaks at the 68th United Nations General Assembly in New York, in this file picture September 25, 2013. Armed men have kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from a hotel in Tripoli, two Arab television channels reported on Thursday. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS 

DUBAI (REUTERS) - Armed men have kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from a hotel in Tripoli, two Arab television channels reported on Thursday.

Abu Dhabi-based Sky News Arabia quoted Libyan security sources as saying that Zeidan was seized from a hotel where he was staying in the Libyan capital and taken to an unknown destination.

Dubai-based al-Arabiya carried a similar report.