Kidnapping of Czechs may be tied to detained Lebanese
The kidnapping of five Czech citizens in Lebanon last week may be linked to a Lebanese man detained in Prague, whose family said Monday his lawyer was among those abducted. The five went missing in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon on Friday, with security services confirming they had been kidnapped along with a Lebanese citizen. "We know the missing Czech team very well," said Kamal Mohsen al-Haf, a legal representative of Fayyad's family.
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