Gunmen attack South Korea embassy in Tripoli, two local employees dead

April 12, 2015 11:53

Unidentified gunmen fired shots at the South Korean embassy in Tripoli on Sunday killing two locally employed security guards, Xinhua and Yonhap news agencies reported.

The gunmen fired from a car at the embassy compound, killing two people and wounding another, Xinhua quoted a local security official as saying.

South Korea's Yonhap news agency, citing a government official in Seoul, said none of the casualties were South Korean.

South Korean foreign ministry officials were not immediately available for comment, and the South Korean embassy in Tripoli could not be contacted.

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