State Secretary Tamás Menczer has issued the following statement on his Facebook page with relation to press reports.

According to our information, a Hungarian photojournalist was injured as a result of a bomb attack on the front line in Tripoli, following which he was taken to a nearby hospital where a successful operation was performed on him. The news reports concerning a possible kidnapping have been refuted by the Foreign Ministry in Tripoli.

(Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade/MTI)