Car bomb explodes in central Tripoli, near Italy embassy
TRIPOLI -- A car bomb exploded late on Saturday close to the recently re-opened Italian embassy in the Libyan capital, a security official said.


It was not clear who was responsible for the blast. Two charred bodies were recovered from the car, according to a statement on a social media page run by a local branch of the Red Crescent, but the identity of the occupants was unknown.


First published: 01.22.17, 07:56