8 Mar 2015

Foreigners missing after Libyan oilfield attack

7:09 am on 8 March 2015

The Czech government says about 10 foreigners are missing after an attack on the Al-Ghani oilfield in Libya this week.

Al-Ghani oilfield

The Al-Ghani oilfield Photo: AFP

Libya's oil security forces have retaken control of the oilfield after militants attacked the facility, killing seven guards.

But the Czech Foreign Minister said Czech, Austrian, Phillipino and Bangladeshi citizen were unaccounted for.

He said one possibility was they had been taken hostage.