Tripoli, 10 January 2014:
A senior official from the old regime, Al-Hadi Imbairesh, has died in prison from cancer.
Spokesperson for Zintan Local . . .[restrict]Council Omar Matooq told the Libya Herald that Imbairesh died from pancreatic and liver cancer. He denied rumours that he had been tortured in the Zintan jail where he was held.
Imbairesh was a major-general and commander of one of the Tripoli operation rooms during the revolution. He was arrested in August 2011 in the town of Surman.