Libyan human rights activist killed in Benghazi

(AGI) Benghazi, June 26 - One of the most prominent humanrights activists in Libya, Salwa Bugaighis, was shot dead onWednesday night at her home in Benghazi, only a few hours aftervoting ended in the country's general election. "Unknown hoodedmen wearing military uniforms attacked Mrs Bugaighis in herhome and opened fire on her," security forces reported. Theattackers shot a security guard, who is not in alife-threatening condition, before shooting Bugaighis severaltimes in the presence of her husband, who has sincedisappeared. . .

(AGI) Benghazi, June 26 - One of the most prominent humanrights activists in Libya, Salwa Bugaighis, was shot dead onWednesday night at her home in Benghazi, only a few hours aftervoting ended in the country's general election. "Unknown hoodedmen wearing military uniforms attacked Mrs Bugaighis in herhome and opened fire on her," security forces reported. Theattackers shot a security guard, who is not in alife-threatening condition, before shooting Bugaighis severaltimes in the presence of her husband, who has sincedisappeared. . .