In a tweet on the micro-blogging site, the minister shared update about the evacuation, stating both T Gopalakrishna from Andhra Pradesh, and C BalaramKishan from Telangana, who were held captive in Libya since 29 July 2015 have been rescued.

“I am happy to inform that T Gopalakrishna (AP) & C BalaramKishan (Telangana) who were captive in Libya since 29 July 2015 have been rescued,” the minister added on Twitter.

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