Two Libyan journalists kidnapped for 23 days by Haftar’s forces released

The two Libyan journalists who have been kidnapped by Haftar’s forces. [Photo: Libya Al-Ahrar]
Mohammed Al-Gurj and Mohammed Al-Shibani – a journalist and a photo-journalist working for Istanbul-based Libya Al-Ahrar TV Channel – have been released from Tarhouna and returned to Zintan, their families’ hometown.

Libya Al-Ahrar TV Channel and the families of the two journalists confirmed the release after 23 day of being kidnapped by Tarhouna’s Kanyat Brigade that is fighting for Khalifa Haftar’s forces against the UN-backed Government of National Accord in Tripoli.

“We congratulate the press world for the release of our two colleagues, who were kidnapped by Haftar’s forces on May 02 while covering the attack on Tripoli.” Al-Ahrar TV said.

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