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  • Security forces stand at the site of the headquarters of Libya's foreign ministry after suicide attackers hit in Tripoli, Libya December 25, 2018.

    Security forces stand at the site of the headquarters of Libya's foreign ministry after suicide attackers hit in Tripoli, Libya December 25, 2018. | Photo: Reuters

Published 25 December 2018

Suicide bombers hit the foreign ministry of Libya killing at least three people and injuring six. No group has yet to claim responsibility for the attack.

On Tuesday, suicide bombers targeted the foreign ministry of Libya killing at least three people and injuring six.

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Smokestacks rose from the building where multiple bomb attacks were carried out.

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Two of the perpetrators fired on the building to open a pathway to enter and then blew themselves up. The third person was gunned down by a security guard, a source told Reuters.

The attackers have yet to claim responsibility for their actions which resemble past acts carried out by Islamic State group (IS).

After the removal of Libya’s leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 with covert support from the United States, the country plunged into chaos. Libya is currently ruled by rival administrations. Among other issues, the void of leadership has led to instability which creates fertile terrain for criminal networks, including human traffickers.

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