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20 Egyptian Coptic Christians Abducted in Libya, Witnesses Say

Western news reports say masked gunmen in Libya have kidnapped 20 Egyptian Coptic Christian workers in recent days, including 13 people abducted from a residential compound in the coastal city of Sirte. The Associated Press quoted one witness as saying gunmen went room to room in a residence in the Islamist-controlled city early Saturday, asking for identification papers to separate Muslim workers from Christians. The witness said that the gunmen fled with the Christians and that he...

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