By Noora Ibrahim.
Benghazi, 5 December 2013:
Following fast on the killings of to security officials in Benghazi this morning and the murder of an American schoolteacher, there have been two more politically-motivated murders in the city.
An intelligence officer became the fourth person to be murdered when a bomb planted underneath his car exploded early this afternoon.
Salah Hamouda was heading home from work when the bomb detonated while he was driving near the roudanbout in Hadaiq district.
He was taken to Jelaa hospital but was dead on arrival, a hospital official said.
This evening, at around 11pm, a parachute trainer with the Saiq brigade, 57-year old Saad Saleh Bakr Al-Urafi, was reported to have been shot in the chest and head near Suq Al-arab in the downtown district.
Earlier in the day, an army cadet and a member of Saiqa Brigade, were shot in the head in separate incidents in Benghazi’s Selmani and Hay Al-Salam districts, and American school teacher Ronnie Smith was shot while jogging.
The number of security officials to be murdered in the city this month is now eight.