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Lebanon: Kidnapped Saudi citizen released /update 1

Saudi citizen previously abducted is released to Lebanese intelligence authorities Nov. 15

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/9/2017, 12:00 AM until 11/16/2017, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Lebanon

Event

On Wednesday, November 15, it was announced that a Saudi citizen that had been previously abducted by unknown kidnappers from his home in Keserwan district, Mount Lebanon province, on Thursday, November 9, had been released. The victim was reportedly transferred to Lebanese army intelligence authorities. It was previously reported that the kidnappers had demanded a USD 1 million ransom.

Advice

To minimize the risk of kidnapping, keep a low profile, vary daily routines, and remain alert to any suspicious behavior or signs of surveillance. If you notice something suspicious, move immediately to a secure location and report the incident or situation.

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