Details emerge of attack on Magarief in Sebha

Tripoli, 6 January:

Head of the General National Congress (GNC) Mohamed Magarief said last night, Saturday, that the hotel he was staying in on a visit to Sebha was attacked by gunmen who fired at the hotel while he and members of a GNC delegation were present.

Speaking in an interview to Libya Al-Wataniya TV, he said that he heard explosions and gunfire from inside the Sebha hotel, understood to be the Fezzan, late on Friday night.

Magarief's spokesman, Rasmy Burwein, told Reuters that the GNC head had escaped injury but that three of . . .

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