Car bomb blast in Libya kills at least nine



Benghazi: A deadly car bomb blast near a hospital in Banghazi city in Libya killed at least nine people on Monday, according to BBC.

Libyan defence ministry official Saleh al-Bargathi said at least 17 people were injured in the bombing. Among the dead were two children, al- Bargathi added.

The blast occurred near a hospital in Benghazi, according to a news agency.

Last month, a car bomb exploded outside the French embassy in the capital city, Tripoli, which wounded two French guards and several others.