Libya detains, then releases 4 US military personnel after incident at checkpoint

  • Article by: LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 28, 2013 - 3:15 AM

WASHINGTON — Four U.S. military personnel investigating potential evacuation routes in Libya were taken into custody at a checkpoint and then detained briefly by the Libyan government before being released, U.S. officials said Friday night.

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