Libyan army officer shot dead by Russian girl

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Tripoli, Libya – A Libyan army officer, Mohamed al-Soussi, was shot dead Tuesday by a young Russian girl in Suuk al-Jommaa, Tripoli, the local media reported, quoting security sources.

“The army officer was with his mother when he was attacked by the Russian who shot him several times and also attacked the officer’s mother, who was injured and rushed into a health facility in the Libyan capital,” the report said.

The Russia girl has been arrested and detained by the police.

The motive for the attack is yet unknown.