4 February 2013

Libya: Official Kidnapped in Tripoli

Libyan gunmen on Sunday (February 3rd) kidnapped the head of the national identity card programme, Libya Herald reported. Naji Bazena was taken from his office in Ras Hassan district of Tripoli.

In other news, some 40 armed men on Saturday attacked the illegal immigrant detention centre in Benghazi, freeing an unknown number of inmates.

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