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1 killed in Libya mosque explosion

IANS  |  Tripoli 

An explosion hit a mosque in the Libyan city on Friday, killing a worshipper and injuring 55 others, authorities said.

"Explosive bags exploded inside the in Majuri as worshippers were performing Friday prayers," Milud Zwai, a for the eastern-based Army's special forces, told

He said according to preliminary investigations, the bombing was carried out remotely.

Benghazi, which has been controlled by the after terrorist groups were eliminated from the city in late 2017, is witnessing an escalation of bombings particularly on mosques.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 20:16 IST
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