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SOURCE (WVVA) – Armed rebels abducted Libya's Prime Minister, Ali Zeidan on Thursday according to a statement from the Prime Ministers Spokeswoman.

CNN reports a clerk at the hotel where the Prime Minister was staying said the gunmen escorted Zeidan into a convoy of waiting cars.

A witness said there was no gunfire.

The Prime Minister's office denied the abduction at first, dismissing the reports as rumors. Later, they stated kidnappers had coerced them into denying it. 

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