By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab.
Tripoli, 17 October 2013:
Gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in the Wadi Rabie district in south east Tripoli this evening, wounding . . .[restrict]two policemen. According to an SSC source, the attackers were members of a central region Libya Shield battalion. He confirmed that four men had been arrested following the incident.
The reason for the attack is unclear, although the source suggested that alcohol may have been to blame.
The central region Shield forces are drawn from places such as Misrata and Khoms.
Attacks on checkpoints have been almost unknown in Tripoli, unlike in Benghazi. [/restrict]