Seoul deploys warship to Libya after South Korean, Filipinos kidnapped

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 2 Aug 2018

SEOUL: Seoul said Thursday it had deployed a warship to Libya in an apparent show of force to secure the release of a South Korean national kidnapped along with three Filipinos in the North African country.

The 4,000-tonne vessel, Munmu the Great, which takes part in anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, was now on its way to Libya, officials said.

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