By Noora Ibrahim.
Benghazi, 28 November 2013:
Unknown assailants tried to kill three members of the Special Force Saiqa Brigade late this evening . . .[restrict]in two separate incidents in Benghazi. The attempted murders are thought to involve the same attackers, a Brigade source told the Libya Herald.
In the first attack, two members of the brigade manning a checkpoint in Syria Street in East Salmani district were wounded in a drive by shooting. Shortly afterwards another member of the brigade was shot in similar circumstances at a checkpoint at the Jazirat Al-Jaab roundabout on the corner of Dubai Street.
According to the source the same PKT 7.62mm light machine gun was used in both attacks.
The three have been named as Ibrahim Saad, Abdul-Jalil Muftah and Ayad Muftah. All seriously wounded, and one in intensive care. The other two are said to be in a stable condition.
With input from Ayman Amzein [/restrict]