A source from Al-Jalaa Hospital for Surgery and Accidents in Benghazi, reported that armed men had assaulted Dr. Salem Al Hemmali, whilst he was performing his duties in the hospital.

The source went on to confirm that the armed men assaulted Al-Hemmali having verbally abused him, as he performed a procedure in the hospital’s emergency room, however the source did not disclose the details of the reasons behind the attack.

The Association of Young Doctors denounced the attack on their colleague Al-Hemmali and noted that this is not the first incident against the medical staff, demanding an end to these unlawful and immoral acts.