Libyan prime minister abducted for several hours by gunmen in apparent retaliation for US raid

  • by: ESAM MOHAMMED , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 10, 2013 - 8:57 PM

TRIPOLI, Libya — The abduction was brief but still audacious: Gunmen from one of Libya's many militias stormed a hotel where the prime minister has a residence and held him for several hours Thursday — apparently in retaliation for his government's alleged collusion with the U.S. in a raid last weekend that captured an al-Qaida suspect.

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