By Libya Herald staff.
Benghazi, 24 November 2013:
The son of the Colonel Salah Buhulaiga, the commander of the Zawia Martyrs Brigade in . . .[restrict]Sirte, was seriously wounded in Benghazi when a gunman fired several shots at him, according to the Libyan news agency LANA.
Muftah Buhulaiga, an officer on the Special Forces Saiqa brigade, was shot on the corniche road in Sabri district, not far from the family home. He was rushed to the city’s Jelaa Hospital but his condition has not been disclosed.
It is not clear if he was targeted because of his father’s work.
A month ago, the family home in was attacked when a bomb was thrown at it. No one was hurt as the family were in Sirte and the building was empty.
The announcement about today’s attack came from a spokesman in Sirte for the Zawia Martyrs Brigade, Colonel Khaled Al-Akari.
Nine security officials have been murdered in Benghazi so far this month and there have been other attempted killings. [/restrict]