Loud blast heard in Libyan capital

By REUTERS
March 24, 2011 03:32

TRIPOLI - A loud explosion was heard in the Libyan capital Tripoli early on Thursday and smoke could be seen rising from an area where a military base is situated, residents said.

"We heard another explosion just now. We see smoke rising. There are people on rooftops. It seems to be in a military area near the engineering college (in the Tajoura area)," said one resident, declining to be named.


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