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Ex-Libyan rebels say seized PM over al-Qaeda capture

10 October 2013, 11:06

Tripoli - A group of former Libyan rebels said it seized Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from a Tripoli hotel on Thursday because of his government's role in the US capture of a top al-Qaeda suspect in the Libyan capital.

"His arrest comes after the statement by John Kerry about the capture of Abu Anas al-Liby, after he said the Libyan government was aware of the operation," a spokesperson for the group, known as the Operations Room of Libya's Revolutionaries, said referring to the US Secretary of State.

- Reuters


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