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Bombs in Libya cities housing assembly, government
Three car bombs including one driven by a suicide attacker struck Wednesday in two eastern Libyan cities that are temporary homes to the nation's elected parliament and government, killing five and injuring 21 others, officials said.

 

The near-simultaneous attacks, blamed on Islamic militants, brought Libya's violence for the first time to the relatively peaceful eastern cities where the elected authorities took refuge after Islamist-allied militias took over the capital Tripoli and the second-largest city, Benghazi, in August. Hundreds from the two sides have been killed in recent months.