Egyptian truck drivers held hostage in Libya

About 250 Egyptian truck drivers were detained in Libya and are being held hostage to protest the prosecution of their fellow Libyans being held in Egypt after being charged with arms smuggling. Authorities in Egypt, as well as other countries, have warned citizens against travelling to Libya due to security concerns.

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