By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 11 January 2014:
The Deputy Minister of Industry, Hassan Al-Daroue, was shot dead this evening in Sirte.
The media . . .[restrict]coordinator for Tripoli Security Directorate, Essam Naas, confirmed the shooting to the Libya Herald. He said Daroue was killed near Mekmdas market in central Sirte after Isha prayers.
Daroue was also the Sirte representative for the National Transitional Council after the revolution.
There was speculation this evening that the killers were from the self-styled Abu Bakr Unis Jabr brigade, supporters of the former regime. [/restrict]