North Korean Couple Taken by Libyan Islamic State Stronghold

May 27, 2015 4:15 PM

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A spokesman of a local Libyan city council says a North Korean couple has been abducted near the stronghold of the country's Islamic State affiliate.

Taher al-Zaroug, spokesman for the western city of Misrata's city council, says the couple — both doctors — were travelling from the oasis of Zallah in central Libya, where they worked for a local hospital for many years.

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