Libya: 3 dead in Foreign Ministry building attack in Tripoli

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At least three people were killed and ten injured in a suicide bombing outside Foreign Ministry building.

A site of the blast
A site of the blast

Tripoli: At least three people were killed and ten injured in a suicide bombing outside Foreign Ministry building here on Tuesday.

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According to reports, the authorities as stating that a high-rank official was also killed in the attack. A car bomb went off outside the ministry after which the security forces rushed to the scene, stated Special Forces spokesman Tarak al-Dawass.

Following this, a suicide bomber blew up himself on the second floor of the building, while the second attacker died after his suitcase exploded.

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Dawass divulged that the third attacker was unarmed and was wearing a bulletproof vest. He was killed by security forces outside.

He accused the ISIS of being responsible for the deadly explosion. (ANI)

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