Libyan interior minister survives attack on motorcade

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Sun, 2021-02-21 17:40

CAIRO: The motorcade of the interior minister of Libya’s UN-backed government came under attack on Sunday in the capital, Tripoli, a government spokesman said.
Armed men opened fire at Fathi Bashagha’s motorcade on a highway in Tripoli, wounding at least one of his guards, said Amin Al-Hashmi, a spokesman for the Tripoli-based Health Ministry.
He said Bashagha survived the attack and his guards chased the assailants, killing one and detaining two others.

Gunmen opened fire on the motorcade of Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha in the capital Tripoli on Sunday but he escaped unharmed. (File/Reuters)
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