Turkish pilots kidnapped in Beirut

Two Turkish pilots were kidnapped in Beirut early on Friday by gunmen as they were heading to a hotel in the Lebanese capital.

Updated: Aug 09, 2013, 16:49 PM IST

Beirut: Two Turkish pilots were kidnapped in Beirut early on Friday by gunmen as they were heading to a hotel in the Lebanese capital.

Local media said a pilot and his co-pilot were on their way to Beirut`s Ain Mreisseh seafront when their bus was intercepted at a bridge, reports Xinhua.

A Lebanese security source told Xinhua that the police had taken the bus driver for questioning.
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