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Korean trade official kidnapped in Libya

Updated: 2014-01-20 09:03:52 (KST)
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Let's start with the troubling news out of Libya
Seoul's foreign ministry says a Korean trade official was kidnapped in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Sunday evening local time. which is early Monday morning, Korea time.
The ministry says Han Suk-woo , Director of the Libya office of the state-run Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency otherwise known as KOTRA, was taken by a group of armed men on his way home from work.
Not much information has been released about the identity or the motive of the kidnappers.
The Korean government and KOTRA have convened an emergency meeting.
We will bring you more details on in our next newscast at noon with is in about two hours time.


Reporter : ssung86@arirang.co.kr

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