Turkish nationals abducted by Lebanese gunmen in Beirut

Posted on August 8, 2013 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourist Warning, Travel News

As reported by Naharnet.com, a Turkish pilot and copilot were kidnapped in Beirut early Friday by gunmen who intercepted their bus as they were heading to a hotel in the Lebanese capital. The Turkish Ambassador, Inan Ozyildiz, told LBCI TV that he is following up the case, hoping that Lebanese authorities would work for their release. Media reports said that the two men were on their way to a hotel in Beirut’s Ain Mreisseh seafront when they were kidnapped at the Cocodi bridge. Read article

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