ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya

Benghazi Libya – The Islamic State has kidnapped three African Christians in eastern Libya, the extremist group said, publishing their passport pictures.

The men come from Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana, Islamic State said in a statement on social media, without elaborating.

The kidnapping took place in Noufliyah, an Islamic State stronghold southeast of the city of Sirte, said a resident, asking not to be named.