Friday, 29 March 2013

British aid workers sexually assaulted in Libya

THREE British women have been sexually assaulted during a kidnapping ordeal in Libya.

The female aid workers, two of whom are sisters, were among five Britons in a 10-vehicle aid convoy travelling through eastern Libya on its way to the Gaza Strip.

The party was held at gunpoint for several hours before being released.

The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning as the cars approached Benghazi Airport, shortly after passing through a national army checkpoint.

The British workers were led to an area where the assault took place, security officials said.The women are now recovering from the ordeal at the Turkish consul in Benghazi and are expected to return to the UK



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