British journalists accused of spying released in Libya

Journalists were captured on 22 February in Tripoli.

Two British journalists held in Libya after they were accused of spying have been released, the Foreign Office said.

Nicholas Davies-Jones and Gareth Montgomery-Johnson were held by a Libyan militia after their capture in Tripoli on 22 February.

Last week it was confirmed that the men, who had been working as freelancers with the Iranian state-owned Press TV, were transferred to the custody of the Libyan government.

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