Two Indian nationals have been abducted in Libya capital Tripoli, according to the latest reports.
"Our Mission in Tripoli is making further inquiry for confirmation of the incident. The matter has been taken up at diplomatic level," ANI quoted MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup as saying.
The two Indians have been identified as Pravash Ranjan Samal from Odisha and Ramamurthy Kosanam from Andhra Pradesh. The duo has apparently been detained from Ibn-e-Sina in Sirte, which under the control of the Islamic State militants, reports said.
The Islamic State is suspected to be behind the kidnapping, according to some reports.
He added that the foreign ministry is making efforts to ensure well-being and to secure early release of the two Indians. The issue has been taken up at the diplomatic level.
Last month, four Indian from a Sirte university had been abducted by Islamic State militants in Libya. Later, two of them were released, while the others are still under Isis captivity.