Two Italians kidnapped in southern Libya, foreign ministry says

Libya Police

Libya Police

Two Italian citizens and a Canadian have been kidnapped in southern Libya, Italy’s foreign ministry said on Monday.

A spokeswoman for the ministry confirmed Italian media reports that the pair had been seized in the desert, but gave no further details.

The foreign ministry and its crisis unit were following the situation, the spokeswoman said.

Sky Italia television said a Canadian had been kidnapped along with the two Italians.