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Indians abducted in Libya released, efforts on for their return home: MEA

On October 8, the external affairs ministry confirmed the seven Indians had been abducted at Asshwerif in Libya on September 14, while they were travelling to Tripoli airport to catch a flight back to India. The men belong to Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.
The seven men are in good health and formalities are being completed to facilitate their return to India, the external affairs ministry said in a statement.(ANI PHOTO.)
The seven men are in good health and formalities are being completed to facilitate their return to India, the external affairs ministry said in a statement.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 09:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Libya: President Erdogan

Turkey, which backs the U.S.-supported Libyan government that is based in Tripoli, has sent Turkish military trainers as well as Syrian fighters to battle against rival Libyan forces under commander Khalifa Hifter, who in April launched an offensive to capture Libya’s capital.
Erdogan’s remarks followed reports that as many as 16 Turkish soldiers may have been killed in the fighting in Libya since last April, reports that the Turkish leader did not address. Feb 25, 2020.(AP)
Erdogan’s remarks followed reports that as many as 16 Turkish soldiers may have been killed in the fighting in Libya since last April, reports that the Turkish leader did not address. Feb 25, 2020.(AP)
Published on Feb 25, 2020 03:14 PM IST
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ANKARA, Turkey | ByAssociated Press

Eastern Libyan forces strike Tripoli port targeting Turkish vessel

Turkey has sent several ships carrying arms and heavy trucks to Tripoli and Misrata, another western port since January.
A smoke rises from a port of Tripoli after being attacked in , Libya.(REUTERS)
A smoke rises from a port of Tripoli after being attacked in , Libya.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 10:50 PM IST
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TRIPOLI/GENEVA | ByReuters

At least 28 dead in raid on Tripoli military school: ministry

At least 28 people were killed and dozens injured on Saturday in an air strike on a military school in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a ministry spokesman said.
Image for representation(Reuters file photo)
Image for representation(Reuters file photo)
Updated on Jan 05, 2020 04:24 AM IST
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Tripoli | ByAgence France-Presse

‘Ask kin to leave Libya’: Sushma tweets, says situation worsening fast

In a tweet, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that though there had been massive evacuations from Libya, more than 500 Indians were still stranded in Tripoli.
External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday tweeted saying that those who have relatives or friends in Tripoli should ask them to leave immediately.(AFP Photo)
External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday tweeted saying that those who have relatives or friends in Tripoli should ask them to leave immediately.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 07:14 PM IST
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Indian CRPF contingent evacuated as situation worsens in Libya: Sushma Swaraj

The Indian Ambassador in Tunisia has the concurrent charge of Libya. The CRPF contingent is deployed as the Peacekeeping force in Tripoli, Swaraj outlined.
India evacuated its entire contingent of peacekeeping forces comprising of 15 CRPF personnel from Tripoli after the situation there “suddenly worsened”, according to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
India evacuated its entire contingent of peacekeeping forces comprising of 15 CRPF personnel from Tripoli after the situation there “suddenly worsened”, according to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 07, 2019 10:35 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAgencies

3 killed as militants attack Libya’s Foreign Ministry in Tripoli

Libya has been a haven for Islamic militants since a 2011 uprising toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi. The country is split between rival governments, each backed by an array of local militias.
Asuicide bomber has targeted Libya’s Foreign Ministry in the capital, Tripoli, killing three people. (Representational image)(AP)
Asuicide bomber has targeted Libya’s Foreign Ministry in the capital, Tripoli, killing three people. (Representational image)(AP)
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 09:36 PM IST
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Benghazi (Libya) | ByAssociated Press

Islamic State attack Libyan election commission, 14 Killed

The two bombers infiltrated the building in central Tripoli and fired on people inside, then detonated their explosives when their ammunition ran out, IS said in a statement circulated by its affiliated Amaq news agency
Libyan policemen check the damage at the Libyan electoral commission headquarters in the capital, Tripoli, after it was targeted by suicide bombers on May 2, 2018.(AFP)
Libyan policemen check the damage at the Libyan electoral commission headquarters in the capital, Tripoli, after it was targeted by suicide bombers on May 2, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on May 03, 2018 08:27 AM IST
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