Foreigners seized by Islamic State in Libya: Austria




 
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March 9th, 2015  
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Topic: Foreigners seized by Islamic State in Libya: Austria


Islamic State militants in Libya seized a group of foreigners at the al-Ghani oilfield last week, a spokesman for the Austrian foreign ministry said citing "secure information" on Monday, adding that they were alive when taken. There has been no sign since of the nine oil workers from Austria, the Czech republic, Bangladesh, the Philippines and at least one African country who went missing, the spokesman said. "We know that they were not injured when they were transported away from the al-Ghani oilfield," the spokesman said, adding Austria had information the group was taken by Islamic State militants. Bangladesh on Monday confirmed one of its citizens was among the foreign workers taken hostage by Islamic State, calling the incident a kidnapping.

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