- Apr 12, 2008
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The head of the Libyan rebels' military campaign against Muammar Gaddafi has been shot dead by assailants, the top rebel leader has said.
Libyan rebel leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil said on on Thursday that Abdel Fattah Younes was killed by assailants after he had been summoned before a judicial committee that was looking into the military operations.
The head of the armed cell that killed Younes has been arrested, Jalil said, without giving any further details.
There were reports of gunfire outside the hotel in Benghazi following the press conference.