Tunisia: Indian ambassador to Tunisia said on Sunday that the seven Indian national who were kidnapped in Libya have been released.
Puneet Roy Kundal, Indian envoy, confirmed the news to ANI.
The seven Indians hail from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh and they were kidnapped from Asshwerif in Libya on September 14.
Earlier, the Ministry of External Affairs had said that the Centre was in continuous touch with Libya to get the Indians released.
“The government is in touch with their family members and would like to assure them that we are making all possible efforts in consultation and coordination with Libyan authorities and the employer to trace our nationals and secure their release from captivity at the earliest,” MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava had said.