Key Human Trafficker Killed

A leading migrant smuggler has reportedly been killed by gunmen in Tripoli.

According to a report from Deutsche Welle, Salah al-Maskhout operated from the western coastal city of Zuwara, a hub for refugees trying to reach Europe.

Sources say that al-Maskhout and eight of his men, carrying Kalashnikov rifles, were shot dead by "professionals" using handguns.

(Source: Deutsche Welle)

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