Tripoli, 31 May:
The teenage son of defence minister Osama Juwaili was killed in a car crash in Tripoli this morning.
Abdelmalek Juwaili, . . .[restrict]aged 19, was believed to have died instantly in the accident which happened at around 11.30 am on the airport road. He was buried in the afternoon in his native Zintan.
A friend who was travelling with him at the time of the accident was unharmed and, according to the Zintan Media Centre, managed to attend the funeral. The cause of the accident is unknown.
It is widely reported that Juwaili who was the defence minister’s eldest son had been sought by the authorities in connection with the death of a former revolutionary in Tripoli last September. [/restrict]