Derna Shura pays blood money to 10 people killed by mistake including Bangladeshi worker
Derna Shura Council has paid blood money to the families of 10 people who were killed during the city's 8-month-long war against ISIS. A Bangladeshi national was among the victims, the council said.
Each family was offered LYD 177.500 in compensation for the killing of their beloved ones by mistake according to the Islamic Sharia law. The families accepted the money and pardoned the killers.
The money was donated by a businessman from Benghazi, the Shura Council revealed.
The Bangladeshi worker was identified as "Mohamed Israfil Mimar Ghazi," the council said, adding it had contacted his family in Bangladesh to send the money to them as soon as possible.