Suicide bombers attack Libyan MFA building in Tripoli

Source : 112 Ukraine

At least three people died in the attack
16:07, 25 December 2018

112 Agency

A group of suicide bombers attacked the Libyan Foreign Affairs Ministry building in Tripoli, reports Reuters.

According to the report, the incident occurred this morning. Three men with suicide vests first fired at the headquarters of the Libyan Foreign Ministry in Tripoli, and then one of them blew himself up inside the building.

According to preliminary data, as a result of the attack, three people were killed, up to ten more were injured.

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As sources of publication in the country's security forces specified, the three victims are the men who attacked the building of the Libyan Foreign Ministry. One of them was shot by the guards of the diplomatic establishment, the other two managed to use their suicide vests.

The wounded were taken to hospitals. The severity of their injuries is not specified.

According to the publication, Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taher Siala was not injured in the attack on the diplomatic facility.

The security forces of the country suggest that the attackers could be the members of ISIS, but so far no terrorist group has claimed any responsibility for what happened.

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