A Ghanaian has been kidnapped by terrorist group, ISIS
The Islamic State militant group has kidnapped a Ghanaian Christian and two other Africans in eastern Libya, Reuters said on Sunday.
The other two are from Egypt and Nigeria.
The name of the Ghanaian has been given by the Terrormonitor website as Sekyere Kofi Frimpong.
According to the Reuters, the announcement was made in a statement on social media, without further elaboration.
The Reuters news agency also added that “The kidnapping took place in Noufliyah, an Islamic State stronghold southeast of the city of Sirte, said a resident, asking not to be named.”
“The militant group has expanded in the North African country by exploiting chaos and a security vacuum like it did in Iraq and Syria.”
Islamic State militants have beheaded dozens and attacked foreign missions in Tripoli, while also fighting forces loyal to Libya’s two government.