Benghazi bomb kills Libya special forces: report

Smoke billows during clashes between security forces and armed groups near a Libyan army special forces barracks, on July 23, 2014, in the eastern city of BenghaziA homemade bomb killed five members of Libya’s special forces Tuesday in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to Lana, the news agency linked to the internationally recognised government. “Two commanders… and three soldiers were killed today,” army spokesman Miloud Zouai was quoted as saying, adding that they had been advancing in a southern district of the city when the explosion occurred. On Monday, Zouai had said an officer had been killed by a mine in Benghazi, and three other people wounded.

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