The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) announced late Monday that the technical team that was abducted in the morning was released.

The team was kidnapped while working in Qasir Bengashir – a suburb of Tripoli. GECOL added that the team was five technicians and they were beaten before being freed, adding that their phones, money and the car of the Qasir Bengashir distribution unit were stolen from them.