Libya's Benghazi: mosque bombing causes two deaths, 143 injuries
(MENAFN) Both medical and military sources declared that a mosque was struck in an explosion that resulted in the death of two people and injury of 143, with children among them, in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi.
The Benghazi Medical Center alone had taken in 56 injured people, 12 among them were children, as the director of the center stated to Xinhua as he assured that they didn't take in any corpses. Al-Barghathi had also reported the death of one person and 55 wounded people earlier.
Benghazi's Central Security Chamber, of which consists of army and police forces, expressed their affliction while announcing the death of another person due to the explosion.
In Benghazi, Salmani district, two cars attacked a mosque there two weeks ago after the worshipers of night prayer have left, the attack hit 100 people who were injured and caused the death of 34, mostly civilians. The excessive attacks especially on mosques is a crises the city of Benghazi has to deal with even after protection offered by the army in order to defeat the terrorists in the late 2017. Thus, Libya went through instability and anarchy caused by the former leader Muammar Gaddafi's
Legal Disclaimer: MENAFN provides the information “as is” without warranty of any kind. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, images, videos, licenses, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained in this article. If you have any complaints or copyright issues related to this article, kindly contact the provider above.