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Al Jazeera says reporting team detained in Libya

CAIRO - Al Jazeera television said on

Saturday that the Libyan authorities had detained one of its
reporting teams several days ago when working in west Libya.

The channel said, in a report on its website, that the team

included two correspondents, one Tunisian and another
Mauritanian, and two cameramen, one Norwegian and one British.

An Al Jazeera official said the Qatar-based channel held the

Libyan authorities responsible for the team's safety and said
there were regional efforts to secure the team's release.
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