Bomb injures guard at Egypt's mission in Benghazi, Libya

By REUTERS
August 17, 2013 19:49

BENGHAZI, Libya - A bomb blast ripped through the garden wall of the Egyptian consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday, injuring a security guard who needed hospital treatment, witnesses said.

They said at least five children were also cut by flying glass from the explosion, which blew out windows and significantly damaged a building opposite the consulate and vehicles.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Witnesses said the bomb had apparently been hidden inside a briefcase.


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