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Libya police colonel targeted in assassination attempt

ByREUTERS
October 13, 2012 12:16

BENGHAZI, Libya - A police car exploded on Saturday during a failed assassination attempt on a police colonel in the eastern city of Benghazi, a Libyan police official said.

Unknown suspects placed a home-made bomb under Colonel Mohammed Ben Haleem's car while he was in his house, police spokesman Majed al-Obedidi said.

Al-Obedidi said the explosion caused no injuries or deaths.

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