"Saturday's kidnappings in the central city of Sirte are part of a wave of assaults against Egyptian Christians working in the North African country.
"Hanna Aziz, a witness, told the Associated Press news agency that the abductors went room to room in the workers' residence at 2:30am on Saturday and asked for identification papers to separate Muslims from Christians.
"Aziz said the attackers handcuffed the Christians and drove away with them.
"'They were 15 armed and masked men who came in four vehicles. They had a list of full names of Christians in the building. While checking IDs, Muslims were left aside while Christians were grabbed," Aziz said..."