Established by Fathi Ibrahim Bayoud 2005 - Homs

Libyan authorities find remains of children abducted in 2015

North Africa | 2018-04-08 11:08:00
 Libyan authorities say they have found the remains of three children abducted more than two years ago west of the capital, Tripoli.

The Libyan criminal investigation office said Saturday the bodies were found south the town of Surman, near the Mediterranean coast.

An armed group kidnapped the children, who belong to the family of businessman Reyad al-Shershari, and demanded ransom. The December 2015 abduction highlighted the security deterioration in Libya since the 2011 uprising. The children were five to 12 years old when they were kidnapped.

Al-Shershari told local media that he appealed to authorities over the years but they failed to pursue the case.

In March, the investigation office said it arrested the gang's leader and killed other members.
AP
Keywords:
Comments (0)

Post Your Comments

fill all fields below
*This confirmation code will prevent auto submit
X :Latest News
Tehran museum lionizes war in which Iran took on 'world'      Rouhani to appear before Iranian parliament soon: lawmaker      Ronaldo, Ancelotti make winning start to life in Serie A      Yemen's southern separatists attack military academy in Aden      Everything must be done for refugees to return to Syria: Putin      'I want to play': Super-sub Hazard makes his point to Sarri      Only 25 minutes of Springboks display pleased Erasmus      Qatar, Liechtenstein deliver message to UN on torture and killing of Syrian prisoners