Libyan prime minister taken by gunmen in Tripoli, government says

TRIPOLI Thu Oct 10, 2013 1:10am EDT

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TRIPOLI Oct 10 (Reuters) - Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been taken by force from a hotel in Tripoli by a group of former rebels, the government said in a statement on Thursday.

"The head of the government Ali Zeidan was taken at dawn this morning by gunmen to an unknown place for unknown reasons," the government said.

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