2 Egyptians killed in blast on Coptic church in Libya

2 Egyptians killed in blast on Coptic church in Libya
# 30 December 2012 21:52 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. At least two people were killed and two others injured, all of them Egyptians, on Sunday in a bomb attack targeting an Egyptian Coptic church in Libya's western city of Misrata, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

Unidentified men threw home-made bombs at the church in Misrata, some 200 km east of Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing two of the church members and injuring two others, the official told Xinhua.

Meanwhile, the pastor of the church said the blast left three people wounded, one of them died of his wounds later, and church building was completely damaged, according to MENA.

Hatem Abdel Qader, an Egyptian embassy official in Tripoli, said that the rest two injured have already left hospital later Sunday and they are in good condition, adding that the Libyan authorities are investigating the incident, local media reported.

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