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Egyptian army enters Libyan territories to free 133 Egyptian nationals from Ajdabiya

The Egyptian military spokesperson announced on Tuesday that army forces from Egypt were able to free 133 Egyptian nationals, who had previously been kidnapped in Libya.

The statement did not give details about the nature of the kidnappers, but described it as “one of the criminal militant gangs” in the region of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi.

The Egyptian military added that the families of the kidnapped victims were contacted, and procedures are taking place to secure their return to Egypt.

According to the spokesman, the operation took place in cooperation with the Operation Dignity forces in Benghazi.

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