By Libya Herald staff.
Benghazi, 1 February 2014:
A retired colonel and a driver for the military police survived assassination attempts in two . . .[restrict]separate incidents in Benghazi yesterday.
The retired police colonel sustained a head injury when his car was hit by a hail of bullets, according to Libyan news agency LANA. He was taken to Benghazi Medical Centre where he underwent emergency surgery. He is in a critical condition.
In a separate attack, yesterday afternoon a civilian, who worked as a driver for the Military Police, was injured when he was fired on by gunmen driving a vehicle described as a white Kia in Benghazi’s Sabri district.
He was also taken to Benghazi Medical Centre and his condition has been described by medical staff as “stable”. [/restrict]