Al-Zawiya city is seeing unrest following the killing of Salem Abdulmoala and his wife Sarah Grimida by opening fire on their car as their two kids were inside in Al-Harsha area in the west of the city. The children were taken to hospital after sustaining serious wounds from the gunshots.
Local sources said the victims' families blocked the coastal road at Al-Harsha traffic lights and under the Oil Refinery bridge. Meanwhile, the city's societies had been trying to calm down the situation to avoid violence.
The sources said the killing was done by outlaws who opened fire on the couple and fled. The kids are now in serious condition at the hospital.
The commander of directorates support force Ashraf Al-Harari said investigation was underway in addition to monitoring the CCTV cameras in the area to bring the perpetrators to justice.