Egyptians kidnapped by Libyan gunmen over business dispute: residents

Mother of one of 16 kidnapped Egyptians in Libya holds a picture of loved one at Al-Herda village in Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

AL-HERDA, Egypt (Reuters) – Armed men in an eastern Libyan city have kidnapped 16 Egyptian workers over a financial dispute between Libyan contractors and their Egyptian partner, residents of the workers’ home village said. The incident revived concerns over the fate of thousands of Egyptians, most of them working as cheap laborers, in Libya — […]

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