Unknown gunmen launched a pre-dawn attack on the house of Defense Minister of Presidential Council, Al-Mihdi Al-Baraghati, in Janzour district, Tripoli, on Friday, causing some material damage. Sources said the attackers sprayed the house with machine guns and fired an RPG rocket before escaping. A CCTV footage released by Al-Baraghati’s guards showed the moment of the attack and the damage caused to the house. Al-Baraghati, his family and security guards were not hurt in the attack, which happened at 4:30 a.m. according to the video. The identity of the attackers is not yet known.
Source: Libya Observer January 12, 2018 13:41 UTC