Boy abducted for ransom in Tobruk

Boy abducted for ransom in Tobruk

February 07, 2018 - 15:25
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Written By: NewsDesk

An 8-year-old boy has been abducted in the eastern city of Tobruk after leaving school.

Local sources reported that Mohammed Al-Marimi was abducted by an unknown group outside Ibn Khaldoon School in Al-Manara neighborhood near his home.

Bayda Media Center quoted sources from the city as saying that the kidnappers had contacted his family demanding a ransom in return for his release.

The amount of the ransom was not disclosed.

The media center added that the kidnappers used an international telephone number from Egypt to contact the family, which means that they are holding him inside the Egyptian territory or on the Libyan-Egyptian border.