By Ashraf Abdul Wahab.
Tripoli 7 March 2013:
A large nail bomb full was found yesterday morning against a wall of the Ibn . . .[restrict]SIna Hospital in Sirte. On dismantling it the
It is thought that this was an attempt to assassinate the commander of the Qardabiya Martyrs Unit guarding the hospital, Makhlouf Ben Nasser Ferjani . The bomb was found under his office window.
According to the police, the bomb which was connected to a mobile phone, would have caused massive destruction to the hospital, killing a number of people, had it gone off.
The bomb was discovered in a plastic bag by a member of the unit. According to the Libyan news agency LANA, Iit was diffused by Handicap International which has a mine clearance team operating in Sirte. [/restrict]