Massive car bomb explodes in downtown Benghazi

Tripoli, 11 September 2013:

A massive car bomb exploded outside the Benghazi branch of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this morning, causing major structural damage to the building.

Two security guards stationed outside the nearby Central Bank of Libya (CBL) suffered minor injuries in the blast, which happened in the early hours of the morning.

“It was a massive explosion which caused a lot of damage to the two buildings,” spokesman for Benghazi’s Joint Security Room Abdullah Zaidi told the Libya Herald. Windows of nearby buildings, including those of CBL shattered in the blast.

The Benghazi Joint . . .

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