Explosion at Derna radio station, police attacked on arrival
By Maha Ellawati.
Benghazi, 17 December:
Derna local radio station was hit by an explosion in the early hours of Monday morning, with the blast also damaging the office of a local television station situated nearby.
The assailants subsequently launched an attack on the town’s police chief, Colonel Mofed Abd Al-Hafid, along with a colleague once they arrived at the scene. The police officers came under fire but escaped uninjured.
A Derna resident informed the Libya Herald by telephone that radio and television broadcasts had been stopped today as a result of the incident.
The attackers, whose motive and identity remain unknown, succeeded in escaping the scene.
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