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Libya militiaman released in Egypt after diplomats freed: Sources

Reuters , Monday 27 Jan 2014
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Egyptian embassy in Libya (Photo:Reuters)
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A Libyan militia commander was released in Egypt after Egyptian diplomats who had been kidnapped in Tripoli in reaction to his arrest were freed, Egyptian security sources said on Monday.

Libyan and Egyptian government officials said there was no deal to free Shaban Hadia, who is also known as Abou Obeida, in exchange for the diplomats.

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