Bomb Blast at Egyptian Coptic Church in Libya’s Misrata Kills 2

An explosion at an Egyptian Coptic Christian church in the Libyan city of Misrata killed two people and wounded two others, the state-run Libya News Agency reported.

The explosion occurred late Dec. 29, LNA reported yesterday. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry asked Libyan authorities to investigate the incident and bring to justice those responsible, the Tripoli-based agency reported.

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