Abducted girl is reunited with her family

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Nadia Fawzi, a six-year-old girl abducted and taken to Libya almost three years ago, is pictured with her mother Sarah at Manchester Airport yesterday on her return to the UK. She was snatched from her home in Wigan by her father Fawzi Abuarghub in May 2007. Sarah moved to Libya to track her down and launched a campaign that was backed by her local MP Andy Burnham and Gordon Brown, who petitioned Colonel Gaddafi. Nadia was eventually found by British embassy staff and mother and daughter were reunited in the Libyan capital Tripoli last December. Her grandmother Dot Taylor said: "The family are ecstatic to have her back. It is the best feeling. Now we want to spend some time together." Chris Foster/MEN/PA