South Korea deploys forces after hostage taken in Libya

A destroyer is steaming towards Libya and a special operations unit is on standby in Crete after a South Korean was taken by an unnamed group

August 2, 2018

„A South Korean destroyer is steaming for Libya and South Korean special forces are on standby in Greece in preparation for a possible hostage rescue mission.

According to the presidential office on Thursday, the Korean navy’s anti-piracy Cheonghae unit has redeployed from the Gulf of Aden and is heading for the North African country.“ (…)