Suicide attackers stormed to the building of the Libyan foreign ministry on Tuesday morning, killing at least three people, including two officials and one Moroccan, and injuring ten people
Rabat – A Moroccan woman who works at the ministry headquarters was reportedly among the victims of the attack on the foreign ministry headquarters in the libyan capital, Tripoli.
According to Libyan authorities, a car bomb exploded near the building before two armed suicide bombers opened fire on people then blasted the building.
The ministry guards killed the third attacker, a source told Reuters.
The spokesman of the Libyan special forces, Tarak al-Dawass accused ISIS of being responsible for the attack.
ISIS has been responsible for a series of attacks in the country, including the September attack on the Libyan National Oil Corporation headquarters in Tripoli.
Since 2011 following the killing of Libyan president Muammar Al Gaddafi, torn by power struggle, Libya has become prey to jihadists who undermine its security.