Suicide attackers hit Libya's foreign ministry in Tripoli
TRIPOLI - Reuters
An employee at the ministry said three people were killed and six wounded. The health ministry confirmed one dead and nine wounded.
The three attackers were suspected to be Islamic State militants, the security source, who requested not to be named, told Reuters. One was killed by the ministry's guards and the two others blew themselves up, the source said.
Heavy smoke rose from the building which was surrounded by security forces as wounded people were rushed to hospital.
Foreign Minister Mohamed Taher Siala was safe, a ministry employee said.