After negotiating with kidnappers, the Libyan Government announces release of kidnapped Indians

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

LIBYA – Interior Ministry of the Libyan Interim Government announced the release of the Indian hostages who were kidnapped by a criminal gang in Shwairif town, confirming their arrival to the Oil Crescent Security Directorate in Buraiqa, Sunday evening, after negotiating efforts with their captors resulted in their release.

The hostages were seven engineers and technicians belonging to al-Shualaa Contracting and Oilfield Services Company, the Ministry indicated in a statement on its official Facebook page.

It is noteworthy that the seven who were released were kidnapped on September 14, while they were passing through that region in the west of the country.

Upon their arrival in Buriqa, they were received by an official from the Indian embassy in Libya, in addition to a number of officials of the Oil Crescent Security Directorate.

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