Conflict & Justice

Bomb explodes outside Tunisia consulate in Tripoli


A damaged wall of the consulate and residence of the Tunisian consul, Abdelhamid Erraii in Tripoli on June 26, 2012 after a home-made device struck the outer wall.



A homemade bomb was set off outside the Tunisian consulate in Tripoli today. The attack caused some damage but there were no reports of casualties. 

Agence France-Presse said Tunisia's consul was at home during the attack, which damaged an outer wall of the consul's residence. 

The attack is the latest in a string that have targeted foreign sites in Libya, Reuters said. Tensions between Libya and Tunisia are running high after a former Libyan official was extradited to Libya this weekend. 

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A bomb was also detonated near the US Consulate in eastern Libya in Benghazi earlier this month. No one was killed in that explosion, Associated Press said

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