Gunmen fire grenades at new Libyan PM’s home, one assailant killed

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Unidentified gunmen fired grenades at new Libyan Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq’s home in Tripoli on Tuesday and at least one assailant was killed by his guards, sources from his office and a security official said.Maiteeq, a businessmen appointed earlier this month in a contested parliament vote, was not hurt in the early morning attack. Details of the attack were not clear, but one assailant was killed and another wounded and arrested, the sources said.”There were two cars and they fired RPGs at his home,” one of the sources said.An Interior Ministry spokesman did not immediately respond to a call seeking confirmation of the details.Maiteeq won backing from Islamist party members and independents in the deeply split parliament during a vote challenged as illegitimate by some officials, opposition lawmakers and anti-Islamist factions.

For full report read ….. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/27/us-libya-violence-idUSKBN0E70Y920140527

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