Gunmen kill Libyan government employee in Benghazi

The Libyan government has not yet accused any group of being behind the attack. (Courtesy: AP)

An anonymous armed group on Friday opened fire at a Libyan government office in Benghazi, killing one employee, sources told Al Arabiya News Channel.

"Unknown assailants in a car opened fire at an engineer" working for the ministry, Mohammed al-Majabri, a security official told AFP.

The victim was severely wounded and died upon arriving at the hospital, the sources told Al Arabiya.

Al-Jala hospital spokeswoman Fadia al-Barghathi said that his corpse had several bullet wounds to the back.

The Libyan government has not yet accused any group of being behind the attack, they added.

Meanwhile, Libyan National Congress member Abdelmajid al-Zantooni was kidnapped on Friday, sources told Al Arabiya News Channel.


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