Four Egyptian embassy staff have been kidnapped in the Libyan capital Tripoli, including a cultural attache, the Libyan Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, Jan 25,after an Egyptian administrative attache was abducted on Friday by unknown gunmen.
No further details about the latest kidnappings were immediately available, according to Reuters.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Badr Abdelattie told the Associated Press late Friday that the Egyptian Embassy's administrative attaché was kidnapped in Tripoli. Abdelattie said the ambassador was trying to ascertain what happened.
Earlier this week, gunmen kidnapped a South Korean man who is an official with the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency KOTRA.