2 kidnapped Serbian embassy staffers killed in US airstrike in Libya

February 20, 2016 10:22 AM

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

Minister Ivica Dacic on Saturday 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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