Two Turkish pilots abducted in Lebanon: Minister

BEIRUT (AFP) - Gunmen kidnapped two pilots working for Turkish Airlines early on Friday on Beirut's airport road, Lebanon's Interior Minister Marwan Charbel told AFP.

"A kidnapping operation took place at 3:00 am targeting a bus carrying several members of a Turkish Airlines crew going from the airport to the hotel," Mr Charbel said.

"Gunmen kidnapped two passengers from the bus, the pilot and co-pilot," he added.