Libyan military spokesman killed: Arabiya

Arab World Materials 16 May 2011 06:08 (UTC +04:00)

Libya's military spokesman Colonel Milad Hussein al-Fiqhi was killed Sunday during a NATO raid that targeted an intelligence building in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Al-Arabiya news channel quoted a source as saying.

"Colonel Fiqhi is most probably responsible for the crimes took place in Zawiyah town," Khaled al-Warfali from the opposition told al-Arabiya in a phone call, Xinhua reported .

Earlier, NATO raided Bir al-Ghanam and al-Egila areas southwest of Tripoli.

The attacks led to civilian casualties, the Libyan news agency said without giving further details.