Suicide Bomber Hits Army Checkpoint Near Benghazi

June 12, 2014 4:47 AM

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A huge explosion likely caused by a suicide bomber at an army checkpoint outside the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed the attacker and wounded six others late on Wednesday, army officials said.

A car exploded in Barsis, 50 km east of the port city, an army official told Reuters. "A car approached with great speed and then exploded. It appears to be a suicide attack," he said.

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