French embassy in Tripoli hit by car bomb: embassy source




 
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French embassy in Tripoli hit by car bomb: embassy source
 
April 23rd, 2013  
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French embassy in Tripoli hit by car bomb: embassy source
By Marie-Louise Gumuchian TRIPOLI (Reuters) - France's embassy in Libya was hit by what appeared to be a car bomb on Tuesday, injuring two guards in the first such attack in the capital Tripoli since the end of the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi. Residents living near the embassy compound, in the capital's Hay Andalus area, said they heard two blasts early in the morning around 0700 a.m. (0500 GMT). "We think it was a booby trapped car," a French embassy official told Reuters. "There was a lot of damage and there are two guards wounded. ...




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