Libya navy chief 'wounded in attack on convoy'

AFP , Wednesday 21 May 2014

The Libyan navy's chief of staff, his driver and two guards were wounded on Wednesday when gunmen attacked his convoy in Tripoli, the navy spokesman said.

Rear Admiral Hassan Abu Shnak was on his way to work when gunmen blocked his convoy in a western district of the capital and opened fire, Colonel Ayub Kassem told AFP.

"He was lightly wounded in the head. A driver and two guards were also wounded, but their injuries are not life threatening."

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