By Houda Mzioudet.
Tripoli 17 December 2013:
A police officer was shot and killed early on Monday morning while securing a Tripoli suburb . . .[restrict]petrol stations.
The officer, Ahmed Hussein Ismail, he was shot at a petrol station near Qasr Ben Ghashir as car owners clashed with police after drivers began trying to force their way into the petrol station.
Mohamed Swesi, a official for Tripoli Security Directorate, told the Libya Herald that Ismail was rushed to Tripoli Central Hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
“Initially, we caught two members of the group that shot Ismail. They are being investigated. Then two other suspects were caught” said Swesi. The type of weapon used in the shooting had still not been assessed, he aid..
Ismail, in his late twenties, was been buried today in Sidra Cemetery in Tripoli. [/restrict]