Media outlets close to Haftar confirmed the killing of the senior leader, Massoud Al-Dawi, last Thursday.

Sources from the city of Tarhouna said that Al-Dawi was killed in Fam Molga checkpoint following a dispute with the pro-Haftar militia the "Kaniat" over the distribution of arms and ammunition.

Massoud Al-Dawi, from Wershiffana tribe, is a former combatant in the Gaddafi brigades in 2011.

Lately, he joined Haftar's forces and was tasked to lead a group of militia from Warshefana region.