Two Italian hostages freed in Libya: local official
AFP · 4 Mar 2016, 11:43
Published: 04 Mar 2016 11:43 GMT+01:00
"Two Italian hostages were released... in Sabratha after an operation targeting several houses after information reached security forces that Daesh elements were there," the city's mayor Hussein al-Dawadi said, using an Arabic acronym for Isis.
The release of Gino Pollicardo and Filippo Calcagno, who work for the Parma-based contractor, Bonatti, was also confirmed by Pollicardo's family, Ansa reported.
More details to follow.