20 Egyptian Coptic Christians Abducted in Libya, Witnesses Say

January 4, 2015 12:12 AM

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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.

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