Three Turkish Engineers Abducted in Libya to Return Home

On Sunday, three Turkish engineers have been released 8 months after being abducted by unknown gunmen in the town of Ubari in southern Libya.

Media office of the Presidency council confirmed that three engineers of “Enka” firm have arrived on June 23 to the Maitiga airport near Tripoli, coming from Ubari town in Libya’s south.

It added that Libyan foreign minister Mohamed Siyala and the Turkish ambassador to Libya Ahmet Dogan were at the airport to personally receive them.

“Three Turkish engineers who worked on the Ubari power plant, would return their home country later on Sunday,” the PC media office said.

On late November, an unknown armed group kidnapped four engineers, three Turkish nationals and a South African, en route from the local airport to the Ubari power plan where they have been working.  The fate of a South African remains uncertain.

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