Magharebia (Washington DC)

28 December 2012

Libyan Policeman Killed Near Benghazi

An unknown gunman on Thursday (December 27th) killed a Libyan police officer in Al-Abiar, 50km east of Benghazi, Libya Herald reported.

Lieutenant Awad Mohamed Al-Fakhri, 35, was shot dead in his home. His mother was injured in the attack.

The slain officer was reportedly one of the first people to defect from Moamer Kadhafi's security forces to join the revolution.

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