By Libya Herald staff.
Benghazi, 20 March 2014:
Two vehicles belonging to the independent Libya TV channel were blown up this evening in a car park at the Tourist Village near Gar Younis in Benghazi. No one was hurt in the explosion and, apart from the vehicles, one of which was completed destroyed, there was no damage. The reason for the attack is unknown.
Over the pst year there has been a steady spate of attacks on TV stations and reporters from various quarters. Last month , the Tripoli headquarters of Alaseema TV (“Capital TV”) was attacked twice in the space on one week.
Meanwhile in Benghazi today, Turkey sent an air ambulance to pick up five of the military students injured in Monday’s car bomb attack. The plane was sent, according to Turkish diplomatic sources, at the request of the Libyan authorities.
Yesterday, a soldier was shot and killed at a checkpoint in Hawari district. Balal Abdulgader Al-Nimar died immediately. His colleague, Ibrahim Abdullah Bufanara was injured and is now undergoing treatment in hospital.
Also last night, an unknown group threw bombs at Sabri police station. No one was hurt and there was no damage. [/restrict]