17 December 2012

Libya: Four Dead in Benghazi Police Station Attacks

Photo: Zahra Moloo/IRIN
An assortment of ammunition (file photo).

Orchestrated terror assaults on Benghazi stations left four officers dead and several more wounded on Sunday (December 16th).

Assailants using small arms and rocket-propelled-grenades attacked two police stations, in an attempt to free a suspect arrested Saturday for his alleged role in the assassinations of police and military officers, interior ministry spokesman Ezzedine al-Fazani said.

In a separate incident on Sunday, gunmen also killed two army officers in Bani Walid.

Two explosions rocked the Garyounes and Al-Oruba police stations in Benghazi early on Monday, a security official told AFP. No casualties were reported and suspects had been apprehended, the source said.

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