By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 19 July 2014:
Another member of the local Abu Sleem Martyrs Brigade has been killed in Derna. Mazig . . .[restrict]El Gabsi was gunned down last night by unknown assailants a source from the town told the Libya Herald.
“El Gabsi was shot by unknown gunmen driving in a car, in the west of Derna and was dead on arrival at Harish Hospital,” the source said .
Reports said that he was killed after leaving the brigade’s HQ in the western entrance of the town, and members of the brigade took his body to Harish Hospital to permit the burial. He was buried immediately.
Members of the brigade are reported to have chased the car but they lost it. It was later found but no one was in it .
A murderous power struggle has been taking place in Derna between the brigade and Ansar Al-Sharia, both of them Islamist. Ten days ago, a former brigade commander was shot at but was unhurt. [/restrict]