Car bomb in Libya kills 30, Islamic extremists blamed

February 20, 2015 1:40 PM

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CAIRO – A massive car bomb struck a town in eastern Libya under control of the country's internationally recognized government on Friday, killing at least 30 people, according to an army spokesman who blamed Islamic militants for the attack.

The bombing underscored the utter turmoil this North Africa country has sunk into. It came a week after a video showed the beheadings of 21 abducted Egyptian Coptic Christians at the hands of Libya's branch of the Islamic State group. The brutal slayings drew Egyptian airstrikes on IS positions in L...

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