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Three dead in Benghazi car blast

Jan. 22, 2014 at 8:24 AM   |   Comments

BENGHAZI, Libya, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Three people died, including two members of Libyan special forces, after a car bomb exploded in Benghazi, officials said.

A spokesman for the Benghazi Joint Security Room, Ibrahim al-Shara, said two of the dead were identified as special forces members Waleed Jumaa al-Agar and Muftah al-Shukri.

The third body was not identified, the Libya Herald reported Wednesday. A source at al-Jala Hospital told the newspaper the extensive burns on the body made it impossible to identify.

The blast was caused by a remotely detonated explosive device around 7 p.m. local time Tuesday on Khaleej Street, the newspaper said.

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