A yet-to-be-identified Nigerian has been
set ablaze in Tripoli, Libya.
The Federal Government, in a statement
on Thursday, condemned the attack on
According to reports, the Nigerian was
allegedly killed by three Libyan Nationals
at a factory in Tripoli neighborhood of
Tajoura, where African migrants were
It was learnt that they poured petrol on
him and set him on fire but the reason for
the crime has not been revealed.
It was also gathered that three other
migrants suffered burns and rushed to a nearby hospital.
The suspected criminals are said to be in
their 30s and have been arrested.
Chief of Mission, International
Organization for Migration in Libya,
Federico Soda, confirmed the killing,
describing it as “senseless”.