Blast damages Tripoli arms dump

By REUTERS
September 12, 2011 16:36

 
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TRIPOLI - An explosion damaged an ammunition depot and set off a fire at a military camp on the southern outskirts of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, residents and officials said.

A spokesman for Libya's new interim authorities, Jalal el-Gallal, told Reuters the blast near the international airport appeared to have occurred when soldiers were transporting ammunition at a weapons depot in the base.

"We know it's not a bomb or sabotage or anything like that," he said.

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