5 November 2012

Libya: Intelligence Headquarters in Libyan Capital Under Grenade Attack

Tripoli — Libya's intelligence headquarters has been hit by a rocket-propelled grenade as two rival militia groups clashed in Tripoli.

Rival Libyan militias fired guns and rocket-propelled grenades at each other on Sunday and set fire to the former intelligence building, one of the worst breakdowns in security in the capital since Muammar Gadhafi's fall.

At least five people have been injured, while the building has been partially destroyed, RT's Paula Slier reports. The Central Tripoli Hospital also came under fire.

Earlier on Sunday a car bomb targeted a police station in the city of Benghazi injuring three police officers.

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