2 hostages believed killed in US airstrikes in Libya, Serbia says

February 20, 2016 12:42 PM

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BELGRADE, Serbia – Two Serbian embassy staffers held hostage since November are believed to have been killed in Friday's U.S. airstrikes on an Islamic State camp in western Libya, Serbia's foreign minister said Saturday.

Minister Ivica Dacic identified the two as Sladjana Stankovic, a communications officer, and Jovica Stepic, a driver. They were snatched in November after their diplomatic convoy, including the ambassador, came under fire near the coastal Libyan city of Sabratha.

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