October 19, 2013
Unknown assailants gunned down Libya’s military police chief, Colonel Ahmed Mustapha al-Barghathi, Friday in the restive eastern city of Benghazi, security services said.
Gunmen shot Barghathi outside his home, Colonel Abdullah al-Zaidi, spokesman for the security services, told Agence France-Presse.
Zaidi said Barghathi died of head and chest wounds at the Mediterranean city’s al-Jala hospital
Meanwhile, a source told Reuters, that “several shots hit Barghathi. He was brought to hospital but later died there.”
This article was posted: Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 10:32 am
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