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Twin car blasts kill 22, injure 33 in Libya's Benghazi

Last Updated: Wednesday, 24 January 2018 (11:09 IST)
Benghazi: At least 22 people were killed and 33 injured after a double car bombing rocked Libya's Benghazi on Tuesday.The blasts happened near to the local passport office and Al-Radwan Mosque.The first explosion struck Benghazi's central district as worshippers were leaving a after evening prayers.

Around 10 to 15 minutes later, after security and health officials had arrived on the scene, a second, more powerful blast was detonated from a parked on the opposite side of the street, hitting an ambulance and causing a higher number of casualties.

One of the men killed was Ahmed Fitouri, a Libyan National Army commander in the investigation department. Mahdi Al-Fallah, an officer in the intelligence division is understood to have escaped, officials at Benghazi’s Al-Jalaa hospital, were quoted as saying by Herald.(UNI)
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