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Libyan Oil Field Hostages Include 9 Foreigners

Officials on Monday confirmed that suspected Islamic State-backed gunmen took nine foreigners hostage last week in a raid on a Libyan oil field. The hostages include four Filipinos, two Europeans, a Ghanian and at least one Bangladeshi, the International Business Times reported Monday. The London-based Independent said the European nationals were Austrian and Czech. The attack took place Friday on the al-Ghani oil field south of the Libyan city of Sirte, officials said. The gunmen...

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