Gunmen snatch dozens of Tunisians in Libya: officials

November 5, 2015 8:48 PM

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TUNIS Gunmen have kidnapped dozens of Tunisians in western Libya to demand the release of a Libyan arrested in Tunisia, families and authorities said on Thursday.

With Libya caught in chaos as two rival governments struggle for control, armed groups have often kidnapped foreign nationals and even diplomats in the past to demand the release of captured Libyans overseas.

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