(Associated Press) Libya’s deputy interior minister says gunmen assassinated the security chief of the eastern city of Benghazi overnight.

Omar al-Khadrawi says National Security Chief Col. Farag al-Dersi was shot dead while returning from work on Wednesday.

“Three men opened fire, killed him and then fled the scene,” he said, adding that it was unclear who is behind the killing.

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