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| 13 June 2021, Sunday | النسخة العربية

Convoy of Libya’s GNA internal affairs minister comes under attack

The incident reportedly occurred on the Janzur-Tripoli highway. According to preliminary reports, one of the attackers has been neutralised.

A convoy with Libya’s Government of National Accord’s Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha has come under attack, Al Arabiya broadcaster reported Sunday. Sputnik learned from an informed source familiar with the minister’s security that Bashagha survived the assassination attempt and was not injured.

According to the source, the minister was travelling back to his residence when three armed men opened fire on his Toyota. Two of the attackers were detained, while the other was killed by the minister’s security guards.