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Gunmen kidnap Tunisian diplomat in Libya

The car of a security company is seen parked in front of the Tunisian embassy in Tripoli April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

The car of a security company is seen parked in front of the Tunisian embassy in Tripoli April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

The car of a security company is seen parked in front of the Tunisian embassy in Tripoli April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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An exterior view of the Tunisian embassy is seen in Tripoli April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

An exterior view of the Tunisian embassy is seen in Tripoli April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

An exterior view of the Tunisian embassy is seen in Tripoli April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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