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Militants loyal to Islamic State claim police station attack in Libyan capital
March 12, 2015 / 8:24 AM / 3 years ago

Militants loyal to Islamic State claim police station attack in Libyan capital

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State said they were responsible for a bomb attack on a police station in the Libyan capital on Thursday, a statement posted on Twitter said.

The militants published pictures of the blast at the police station, close to the Foreign Ministry in central Tripoli.

A blast damaged the police station and cars outside, witnesses said.

Reporting by Feras Bosalum and Omar Fahmy; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Janet Lawrence

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