Egypt-backed eastern Libyan administration frees Egyptian abductees

Eastern Libyan authorities in Tobruk have freed 32 Egyptians kidnapped by criminal gangs reports say.
The Egyptian nationals reportedly entered Libya illegal and were abducted by the alleged criminals who also blackmailed them.
Egyptian media Al Youm Al Sabei citing a Libyan security source, noted that security forces arrested and are currently questioning a number of suspects allegedly connected to the kidnapping.
Seven Libyans are accused of kidnapping and killing three Egyptian nationals whose bodies were found bearing signs of torture, the source told the Egyptian media.
Egypt backs the Libyan eastern administration against Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) that it blames for housing terrorists and members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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