Africa Map

African Press Agency

African Press Agency Logo
   

 Home
 Country Profile
 Useful Links
 Contact us

Home

Libya/ConflictBack
[Published: Monday April 15 2019]

Head of Libyan gov't's anti-terrorist unit injured in bomb blast - Source

BENGHAZI, Libya, 15 April. - (ANA) - The head of the counterterrorism service at the Interior Ministry of the Libyan Tobruk-based government, backed by the Libyan National Army (LNA), has been injured in a car bomb blast in Benghazi, a source in the ministry told Sputnik.

"A bomb-laden car has exploded in Sidi Khalifa near the eastern entrance to Benghazi. [The explosion] was targeting the head of the counterterrorism service at the Interior Ministry," the source said.

According to the source, the injured official has been transported to a hospital, and his condition is stable.

The blast occurred amid the recently renewed clashes between the UN-backed Government of National Accord forces and the LNA. - (ANA) -

AB/ANA/15 April 2019 - - -

 


North South News website

Advertise banner

News icon Saudis/Yemen
News icon Israel/Palestine
News icon Oil/Iran
News icon US/Iran
News icon Ethiopia/Coup
News icon Turkey/Poll
News icon Sudan/Unrest
News icon Palestine/US
News icon Iran/JCPOA
News icon Ethiopia/Coup Attempt

AFRICAN PRESS AGENCY Copyright © 2005 - 2007