US air strike on Libya killed two abducted Serbians: minister

Libyans gather next to debris at the site of a jihadist training camp targeted in a US air strike, near the Libyan city of Sabratha on February 19, 2016A US strike on an Islamic State jihadist camp in Libya killed two Serbian embassy employees who were kidnapped in the area in November, Serbia’s foreign minister said Saturday. “Unfortunately as a consequence of this attack on the Islamic State (IS) in Libya, the two of them lost their lives,” Ivica Dacic told reporters, referring to Friday’s air strike. Embassy communications chief Sladjana Stankovic and her driver Jovica Stepic were kidnapped on November 8 in the coastal city of Sabratha, 70 kilometres (42 miles) west of Tripoli, from a convoy of cars heading to the Tunisian border.

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