— Jordanian ambassador to Libya Fawaz al Aitan and two companions were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday, the Jordanian Foreign Ministry confirmed.
Spokesperson for Jordanian Foreign Ministry said that they have received information from Libya about the kidnapping of the ambassador and two companions.
According to eyewitnesses, al-Aitan's car was intercepted in the Mansoura district by four masked gunmen who abducted him.
Libyan Foreign Ministry spokesman Said al-Aswad confirmed the kidnapping, saying the driver had sustained two gunshot wounds and had since been moved to a Tripoli hospital for treatment.
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