#AceWorldNews Armed gunman in military uniform abducted 70 Egyptian citizens from their homes in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, Foreign Ministry spokesman Badr Abdel-Atti said.
The official added that they were taken to a police facility in Tripoli.
The Libyan authorities have not yet given any comments on the incident.
Six Egyptians, including some diplomats, were taken hostage in Tripoli in January, but later released.
Following the civil war in 2011 and the deposition of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the country’s weak central government has struggled to control the militias and rebel groups which frequently attack civilians.
RT News – News Sources