Libyan rebels say they suspect the gunmen who shot dead their military chief were members of an Islamist militia who joined the uprising against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The killing has raised concern among Western backers of the rebellion.
REUTERS - Libyan rebels say the gunmen who shot dead their military chief were members of an Islamist-linked militia that is allied to their struggle to overthrow veteran leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Tarhouni told reporters in Benghazi on Friday that a militia leader who had gone to fetch Younes from the front line had been arrested and had confessed that his subordinates had carried out the killing.
Date created : 2011-07-30