‘A series of assassinations in Benghazi in eastern Libya have mostly targeted former members of the Qaddafi regime. The attacks may be motivated by revenge. But they could be an attempt to increase the influence of the east within the government.
Over the last several weeks unknown attackers have targeted a number of persons associated with the former Qaddafi regime even though in many cases the targets defected quite early to the rebel side. Many targets had been associated with Qaddafi’s internal Security Organization.’