Libyan TV: Blast hits hotel in rebel-held city of Benghazi

By REUTERS
June 1, 2011 21:01

CAIRO - A large explosion damaged a hotel on Wednesday in Libya's eastern rebel-held city of Benghazi, Arab satellite television channels reported.

Al Jazeera reported that a "huge" blast had gone off outside the city's Tibesti hotel. Arabiya television said the explosion appeared to have come from a car parked beside the building. Footage showed cars on fire beside the hotel.


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