Briton ‘shot dead in Libya’

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The Foreign Office is “urgently seeking” further information about reports a Briton has been shot dead in Libya.

It is believed a Briton and a New Zealander, both with gunshot wounds, were found dead in near the coastal area of Mellitah in western Libya, according to a Libyan security source.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: “We are aware of reports 
that the bodies of two foreign nationals have been found in 
Libya and are urgently seeking further information from the authorities.”