Bomb explosion in Libya

A bomb attack took place at a police station in the Libyan capital Tripoli wounding one security guard slightly.

The bomb was reportedly placed under a police car.The real cause of the explosion is yet to be confirmed but Libyan news websites are reporting that it would have been caused by a car bomb.

The police station is close to the Foreign Ministry in central Tripoli. The explosion damaged the police station and several cars.

ISIS claims responsibility

International news sources are reporting that ISIS militants have claimed responsibility for the bomb attack on the police station.

There are also unconfirmed reports that militants loyal to Islamic State Militants were behind the attack.The militants posted a statement on Twitter and pictures of the blast at the police station.

Islamic State-linked militants claim police station attack in Libya.
Islamic State-linked militants claim police station attack in Libya.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for most of the attacks on foreign embassies and missions in Libya in the past few months.

As a result,some Western and Arab countries have already evacuated their staff from Tripoli embassies and most of them remain closed as of now due to heavy fighting between rival factions in Tripoli.



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