By Libya Herald reporters.
Benghazi, 18 February 2017:
There are unconfirmed reports that the nephew of armed forces commander-in-chief Khalifa Hafter has been kidnapped in Benghazi.
Belghasem Hafter is said to have gone missing yesterday. Army sources refused to discuss the story but it appears that an extensive search is under way.
It is claimed that he was taken by members of the Barasa tribe in revenge for the abduction of members of the family of Colonel Faraj Al-Barasi, the former head of the Omar Mukhtar Operations Room, apparently seized when gunmen tried but failed to seize the colonel in two separate attempts last week. He has since quite the LNA