Explosion in western Tripoli believed to be terrorist suicide attack
Affected Countries: libya;
An explosion, believed to be a terrorist suicide attack, rocked western Tripoli (Ghiran Checkpoint) and according to different sources, the attack was carried out by a man who blew himself up as he drove by on his motorcycle.
No official statement was made by authorities in Tripoli, but sources said the suicide bomber blasted himself on his bike at the Ghiran Checkpoint between Janzour and Tripoli. No casualties were reported.
The sources said the suicide bomber blasted himself just before arriving at the checkpoint; thus no casualties had been reported. The road wasn’t crowded as it was early in the morning, the sources added, indicating that investigations into the incident were underway.
A source close to investigations, who asked to be anonymous, said the explosion was void of any terrorist and suicide attacks’ motives. No one has claimed the explosion yet.
Source: Libya Observer