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[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 - - -


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