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Dozens of Eritrean and Nigerian former Islamic State captives freed in Libya

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Dozens of Eritrean and Nigerian former Islamic State captives freed in Libya


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Dozens of Eritrean and Nigerian former Islamic State captives freed in Libya
MISRATA, Libya Libyan authorities released on Wednesday 28 Eritreans and seven Nigerians who were captured and enslaved by Islamic State in Sirte and had been held in detention since the jihadist group lost the city in December. The group, all but two of whom are women and children, escaped from Sirte, a former Islamic State stronghold in central Libya, while forces from the nearby city of Misrata battled to oust the militants late last year   Read More ...
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