By Houda Mzioudet,
Tripoli, 18 November 2013:
The head of the military intelligence in Ajilat, Yousef Abdennabi Al-Atrash, was shot dead yesterday evening. . . .[restrict]Two which of his colleagues were also injured in the attack which occurred at his office in the town centre around 9 pm.
Azem Shalgham, a close friend of the murdered man, told the Libya Herald that Atrash had received several death threats recently. Two weeks ago, he said, the intelligence chief’s office had been attacked.
“He was jailed by Qaddafi and he actively participated in the Libyan Revolution,” Shalgham explained. Prior to become head of military intelligence, Atrash was head of Ajiat Military Council.
An official funeral took place in Ajilat this afternoon.
It is the first time that an official has been assassinated in the town.