By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 1 March 2014:
A shop selling women’s perfume and cosmetics was bombed in central Derna’s Shara Fanar early . . .[restrict]this morning.
According to a local council official, the explosion could be head across the town.
“It was the strongest blast I’ve ever heard before” he said. Fortunately, there were no casualties although the bomb caused extensive damage to the premises.
“The explosion caused a significant damages to the shop and nearby buildings, but there were no casualties,” he stated
Derna is considered the second most dangerous place after Benghazi. According to security officials, 12 people were murdered there last month, the most recent being the widow of a former military official killed, Abdulraouf Abdulmajeed Bel-Hula, himself murdered on 3 February.
Almaza Kreitli was allegedly shot in the head on Thursday by the same killer who killed her husband. It is reported that he went to her house and shot her after her son had gone in search of him, threatening to take revenge for his father’s death.
The lack of security in the town prevented the elections being held there for the Constitutional Committee on 20 February and again on Wednesday when the Higher National Elections Commission attempted a rerun. [/restrict]