COVID19: former Libya PM Jibril died
Libyan former Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril died in the Egyptian capital Cairo from COVID-19 complications at the age of 68, al-Wasat news website reported on April 5.
“Jibril actually died on Saturday late night, days after his infection with the novel coronavirus,” the source added.
The late Libyan official, whose death was officially announced on April 5, spent 10 days at an isolation hospital in Cairo before passing away, according to the diplomats.
Jibril was the head of the National Forces Alliance, a coalition of Libyan liberal parties formed in 2012, a year after the ouster and killing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.