Gunfight at Benghazi's Al-Jalaa Hospital after man killed by police

Gunfight at Benghazi's Al-Jalaa Hospital after man killed by police

May 19, 2019 - 17:58
Posted in:
Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Fighting among gunmen took place Saturday at Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi - at the emergency division - leaving at least one person injured and the rest of the people at the hospital in panic.

According to sources, the fighting was caused by that fact that companions of two people hit by exchange of fire in Buhadima in Benghazi met at the hospital.

A young man named Marwan Abeid was hit by a gunshot in the head in brawl for gunmen and policemen. One policeman was injured in the fighting and Marwan Abeid died soon after he arrived with the injured policeman to Al-Jalaa Hospital.

Also, three civilians were injured by gunfire in Al-Sabri area in Benghazi after a gunman opened fire from his fast-moving car intentionally. The civilians were sent to the hospital, according to media office official Fadia al-Barghathi, who said their injuries weren't serious.

Two days ago, two men were killed by their friend's father whom they had a fight with. The father shot the two men in the fight dead with gunfight ensuing right after that between the two families in Benghazi.

Benghazi has been seen security vacuum due ti the widespread weapons and the power the criminals have, since most of them fight for the so-called Libyan national army of Khalifa Haftar.