A man was shot dead by an armed group in the city of Benghazi east of Libya, the Libyan Crimes Watch (LCW) has confirmed.

The organization said in a statement that it had documented a gunman belonging to one of the military brigades in Haftar-controlled Benghazi opening fire on the 26-year-old Yusef Al-Jatlawi, confirming that the victim died at seen before reaching the hospital.

The organization indicated that the phenomenon of extrajudicial killings comes in the context of the continuing epidemic of lawlessness in the city, blaming the security and military authorities in Benghazi for the ongoing chaos, and demanding an urgent investigation to bring those criminals to justice.