Funeral of Abu Ghafayar turns into anti-Khalifa Haftar protest
The funeral of Colonel Mohammed Abu Ghafayar, commander of Al-Bayda's Ali Hassan Al-Jabar Brigade, turned into a protest of anger against rogue Gen. Khalifa Haftar on Monday
Mourners chanted anti-Khalifa Haftar slogans and tore up posters glorifying him.
"Haftar is the enemy of Allah….. Haftar is coward....No to Karama....No to Khalifa....Khalifa is a dictator" Chanted the angry protesters as they marched to the cemetery.
Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Colonel Mohammed Abu Ghafayar who was killed in Derna clashes against IS on Sunday.
Hundreds in Tripoli also performed an absentee funeral prayer upon Colonel Abu Ghafayar. Prime Minister of Salvation Government Khalifa Al-Ghawiel and Chief of the General Staff Jaddallah Al-Obiedi attended the prayer.