account
search
search

Head of Libyan military police killed in Benghazi attack

  |   Oct. 18, 2013 at 3:30 PM
BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The commander of Libya's military police was shot and killed as he left his house in Benghazi Friday, an army spokesman says.

Col. Ahmed al-Barghathi was shot several times and was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital, The Tripoli Post reported.

The incident was confirmed in a statement posted on the Facebook page of the Chiefs of Staff of the Libyan army.

Another military officer, Lt. Col. Abdulfattah Rayani, was assassinated Sunday as he drove to work.

Related UPI Stories
© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
x
Feedback