26 June 2012

Libya: Home-Made Bomb Hurled Against Fence of Tunisia's General Consulate in Tripoli Causes No Damage

Tunis — Tunisia's General Consulate in Tripoli was the target, on Tuesday, of a home-made bomb, said Tunisia's General Consul in Tripoli Abdelhamid Erraii.

Called on the telephone by TAP news agency, the Tunisian diplomat specified that the attack targeted the external fence of the premises of the General Consulate but did not cause any victim or other damage.

In turn, the Foreign Ministry indicated, in a communiqué, that a home-made bomb was thrown, on Tuesday June 26, against the fence of Tunisia's General Consulate, causing slight damage to its wall, as well as to two Libyan cars in a parking lot in front of the Consulate.

"The Libyan authorities undertook the required investigation," adds the Ministry's communiqué.

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