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Child killed by mortar blast during February 17 celebrations

A ten-year-old child was killed and 20 people were injured as a mortar rocket fell and exploded among Sabha residents who were celebrating the tenth anniversary of the February 17 revolution in Minshiya neighborhood.

The spokesman for the Sabha municipality told Libya Alahrar TV on Wednesday that three injured people were sent to Tripoli as the Sabha Medical Center was suffering from shortage of the number of working medics and paramedics.

The spokesman added that three other people underwent medical surgeries at the Sabha Medical Center, while some cases were lodged at the intensive care unit and the rest of the injured people left after receiving medical assistance for their minor injuries.

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