Car bomb kills one and wounds five in Libya's Benghazi

By REUTERS
December 8, 2013 18:29

 
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BENGHAZI, Libya - One person was killed and five wounded in Libya's eastern city Benghazi on Sunday when a car bomb exploded at a funeral for an assassinated army officer, security and medical sources said.

The army colonel had been killed by a device planted under his car which exploded while he was driving through the city center on Saturday, a security source said. He died in hospital on Sunday morning.

When relatives and friends gathered for his funeral at noon On Sunday a car bomb exploded in the crowd.

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