29 March 2014

Libya: Egyptian Killed in Armed Attack in Benghazi - Fm

An Egyptian man was killed in an armed attack on a vegetables store in Libya's Benghazi early on Saturday, Egypt's Foreign Ministry has said.

The incident occurred as two Egyptians were taking down the vegetables from a truck, the FM's spokesman told the state news agency.

Gad Abdel Maseeh Abdel Malak was killed by a gunshot.

The Egyptian Embassy in Tripoli is following up on the incident and has contacted the Libyan authorities and urged them to bring the perpetrators to justice.

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