2 abducted Serbs killed in US airstrikes in Libya

(From  AP)

Two Serbian embassy staffers held hostage since November died in Friday’s U.S. airstrikes on an Islamic State camp in western Libya that killed dozens, Serbian officials said Saturday, questioning why the Americans did not appear to know that foreign captives were at the site.

People gather after an airstrike on a house and training camp belonging to the Islamic State group, west of Sabratha, Libya

People gather after an airstrike on a house and training camp belonging to the IS group, west of Sabratha, Libya

A U.S. official said American forces had “no information indicating that their deaths were a result” of the airstrikes.

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said there was no doubt that Sladjana Stankovic, a communications officer, and Jovica Stepic, a driver, were killed in the American bombing. They were snatched in November after their diplomatic convoy, including the ambassador, came under fire near the coastal Libyan city of Sabratha. Read More



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