By Libya Herald reporter.
Tripoli, 16 May 2016:
Tareq Saiti, Benghazi’s iconic sapper, responsible for defusing hundreds of explosives left by militants, was . . .[restrict]injured today in the city’s Sidi Faraj district, when called to deal with a mine planted at a houses that had been uses by terrorists.
His vehicle was blown up when it hit a mine. However, he and a colleague survived the blast and were taken to the city’s Jalaa Jospital. His condition is no said to be serious.
With his dreadlocks and looking uncannily like Egyptian wall paintings of Libyans made three thousand year ago, Saiti is seen as a modern-day hero in Benghazi because of bravado and skills in dealing with mines and other explosive ordinance.