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dkf

(37,305 posts)
Sun Sep 29, 2013, 09:18 AM Sep 2013

3 LIBYAN ARMY OFFICERS ASSASSINATED IN BENGHAZI

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan security officer says unknown attackers have assassinated three army officers in the eastern city of Benghazi.

Sunday's killings are the latest to hit the security forces in Benghazi, where like much of the country the government faces a challenge from armed groups, many descended from the rebels that overthrew dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.

Col. Abdullah al-Zayedi, spokesman of joint security operations in Benghazi, said two of the officers, one a lieutenant colonel, were killed by bombs attached to their cars. He said a third, who held the rank of colonel, was shot dead by unknown gunmen.

Benghazi has been hit by a months-long wave of targeted killings. Victims have included political activists, judges and members of security agencies.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/3-libyan-army-officers-assassinated-benghazi

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3 LIBYAN ARMY OFFICERS ASSASSINATED IN BENGHAZI (Original Post) dkf Sep 2013 OP
Yet another nation-building success. Have no idea what's keeping the UN... Junkdrawer Sep 2013 #1
You break it you bought it...or not. dkf Sep 2013 #2
china and russia are just jealous of our success BOG PERSON Sep 2013 #3

Junkdrawer

(27,993 posts)
1. Yet another nation-building success. Have no idea what's keeping the UN...
Sun Sep 29, 2013, 10:04 AM
Sep 2013

from letting us move on to Syria.

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