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First name:  Muftah

Last name:  Bu Zeid

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Editor
  • Media outlet:  Burniq
  • Type of media:  print media
  • Born:  Libya

  • Died:  26 May 2014 Libya
  • War zone:  yes

Gunmen in a car shot Zeid three times in the head and abdomen shortly after he got out of his own car in Istiqlal Street (former Gamal Abdel Nasser Street) in the city centre.

  • The 59-year-old editor of the popular state-owned weekly Burniq, for which he had worked for several years, was widely respected in Benghazi for his bold and firm criticism of the extremist groups operating in eastern Libya.

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