Libya : four oil engineers abducted in the South

Libya’s oil and gas facilities © RR

Casablanca, (ADV) – Four oil engineers were abducted from an oilfield in southern Libya on Saturday, according to the country’s oil corporation.

In a statement, the National Oil Corporation said the four engineers were kidnapped by gunmen from al-Sharara oilfield, but without specifying the nationality of the hostages.

Two engineers, however, were later released, the corporation said.

The corporation said oilfields in neighboring areas have been shut as a “precautionary measure”.

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