The Security Directorate of Tripoli denied on Tuesday the death of its former director, Brigadier General Salah al-Samui, after two days of his shooting, south of Tripoli.

The Public Relations Office of the Directorate explained on Facebook that Samui was transferred to Italy for further treatment, stressing that the directorate will hold to account all pages and networking sites responsible for the publishing of the fake news regarding his death.

The Former Director of Tripoli's Security Directorate Salah al-Samui was shot by unknown persons, Sunday, in front of his home in Salah al-Din district in Tripoli.