Child killed, 3 wounded by landmine explosion in south Tripoli

One child was killed and three others were injured in a landmine explosion in Ain Zara in south Tripoli on Thursday, the ambulance and emergency apparatus’ Head Osama Ali told Libya Alahrar.

Ali said a landmine exploded in a land in Ain Zara where the children were playing, confirming the death of one child and injury of three others.

He also indicated that one child’s injury was very serious and he had been sent to Burns Hospital in Tripoli while the two other children’s injuries were minor and were receiving treatment at Tripoli University Hospital.

The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, urged for taking the needed measures to tackle the landmine explosion incident in Ain Zara.

Dbeibah urged in a tweet the Interior Minister, Khalid Mazen, to follow up on the incident and tackle the issues of planted landmines in south Tripoli, offering his condolences to the families of the casualties.


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