A top commander in Libya ’s Military Police was shot dead in Benghazi on Friday, sources told Al Arabiya.
Unknown gunmen shot Ahmed al-Barghathi as he left his house in the eastern city of Benghazi to attend Friday prayers, a security source told Reuters.
“Several shots hit Ahmed al-Barghathi. He was brought to hospital but later died there,” the source said, according to Reuters.
Benghazi has been hit by a wave of violence by armed groups and radical Islamists in recent months.