Car loaded with explosives seized by Tobruk border guards

Tripoli, 1 December 2013:

Members of Tobruk’s Battalion 415, part of the town’s border guard, have seized a car carrying 150 bags of explosives, according to Libyan news agency LANA.

The explosives, said to weigh around 900kg in total, included anti-tank mines. The car was stopped travelling on a desert road heading in a westerly direction and the driver arrested.

The mines are believed to be a similar type of explosive which has been used in some attacks in Benghazi, including one This article is only available to subscribers. Please login or subscribe.