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Germany says citizen being held in Egypt, another missing

AP  |  Berlin 

The says a German citizen who went missing in in December is in custody there, and officials are still trying to determine the whereabouts of another who disappeared earlier in the month.

said Wednesday "is in the custody of Egyptian authorities," but wouldn't elaborate for privacy reasons.

She says German officials haven't visited him yet but are "trying very intensively to get access." German media reports the 23-year-old Goettingen resident was detained at airport December 27 en route to visit grandparents.

Ten days earlier, 18-year-old Isa El Sabbagh, from Giessen, disappeared after landing in Luxor on his way to visit his grandfather in Adebahr said the is still trying to determine his whereabouts.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 20:00 IST