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Sun Aug 11, 2019, 06:53 PM

Three UN staffers including a Jamaican killed in Benghazi yesterday

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/article233742137.html
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A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general said. The attack came even as the country's warring sides said they accepted a cease-fire proposed by the U.N. aimed at halting combat in the capital Tripoli during an upcoming Muslim holiday.

Health officials said the blast took place outside Arkan Mall in the Hawari neighborhood, where people were gathering for shopping a day before the Eid al-Adha holiday begins. The Benghazi municipal council said the attack targeted a convoy for the U.N. Support Mission in Libya.

The site of the attack is close to offices of the mission in Libya. Two of the dead hailed from Libya and Fuji, and the blast wounded nine people, according to health officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters.

Stéphane Dujarric, a spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, said in a statement that three U.N. workers were among the wounded.

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malaise Aug 11 OP
hlthe2b Aug 11 #1
NCLefty Aug 11 #2
malaise Aug 11 #3
riversedge Aug 11 #5
riversedge Aug 11 #4
MustLoveBeagles Aug 11 #6

Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2019, 07:00 PM

1. ...

Peace and thanks to their families/friends for the sacrifice of their love one.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2019, 07:03 PM

2. When do Republicans open the investigation into Hillary's involvement.

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Response to NCLefty (Reply #2)

Sun Aug 11, 2019, 07:04 PM

3. I almost asked that


The Jamaican man's name is Peck - he was Deputy Security Chief at the station

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Response to NCLefty (Reply #2)

Sun Aug 11, 2019, 07:24 PM

5. Sadly the Repug bots are out in force on twitter and

Hillary is the target. damn

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2019, 07:12 PM

4. So horrible. May there families and friends find peace. :candle:

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2019, 07:45 PM

6. RIP

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