Libya: ICRC Delegate Murdered in Sirte

June 5, 2014 9:47 AM

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Tripoli/Geneva — The ICRC condemns in the strongest possible terms the murder of its staff member Michael Greub. The 42-year-old Swiss national, head of the organization's Misrata sub-delegation, was killed by armed men around midday today in the city of Sirte.

"The ICRC vigorously condemns this heinous attack," said Director-General Yves Daccord. "Michael was just leaving a meeting with two colleagues when their vehicle was targeted by a group of armed men. Michael was fatally wounded."

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