2 Indians held captive in Libya since July 2015 rescued, tweets Sushma Swaraj

| Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 13:39
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New Delhi: Two Indian teachers T Gopalakrishna and C Balaramkishan, who were captive in Libya since last year, have been rescued, External Affais Minister Sushma Swaraj Tweeted on Thursday.

She wrote: “Happy to inform that T Gopalakrishna (AP) & C BalaramKishan (Telangana) who were captive in Libya since 29 July 2015 have been rescued.”

T Gopalakrishna and C Balaramkishan were abducted by a group in Libya, an area controlled by the Islamic State, while they were on their way to Tripoli airport to return to India.

Both the Indians were teachers at the University of Sirte in northern Libya.

Sirte was the hometown of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.


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