Bangladesh names second citizen held in Libya

Bangladesh on Tuesday identified a second citizen among a group of foreign workers taken hostage last week by Daesh in an attack on a Libyan oilfield.

isisForeigners have increasingly become targets in Libya’s turmoil, where two rival governments are battling for control and Islamist extremists have grown in the chaos that followed Muammar Gaddafi’s ouster four years ago.

Up to 10 foreign workers were missing after the attack on the Al Ghani oil field south of the city of Sirte, Czech and Libyan officials have said.

There has been no sign of the oil workers from Austria, the Czech republic, Bangladesh, the Philippines and at least one African country who went missing, an Austrian foreign ministry spokesman said.

-Gulfnews


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