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Kiwi shot in Libya: In ‘wrong place at the wrong time’

A New Zealand woman and her British boyfriend who were shot dead on a beach in Libya in January were in the “wrong place at the wrong time”, a British coroner says. Lynn Howie, 46, and Mark De Salis, 48, shot execution-style as they picnicked on an isolated beach at Sabratha, about 100km from Tripoli.… Continue reading Kiwi shot in Libya: In ‘wrong place at the wrong time’

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Somali refuses interpreter in depositions hearing

A witness in an Auckland District Court depositions hearing of murder charges against two Somali men refused to give evidence through a woman Somali interpreter yesterday. The witness was stood down by justices of the peace hearing police evidence against Abdirizak Ali Ismail, 48, a Mt Roskill sickness beneficiary, and Ambar Badam Yusuf, 23, a… Continue reading Somali refuses interpreter in depositions hearing