Judge leads French team investigating embassy bombing

Tripoli, 25 April 2013:

A French judge at the head of a team of ten forensic experts flew in to Tripoli today to assist Libyan investigators probing Tuesday’s bomb blast at the French embassy.

The French party, who are expected to stay three days, will be making a detailed search of the seriously-damaged embassy and surrounding streets and houses, looking for evidence that could help identify the attackers. The team includes specially trained sniffer dogs.

Diplomatic sources said today that first estimates suggested that around 100 kilos of explosives were detonated in the white . . .

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