By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent
MISRATA, LIBYA (Worthy News)-- Egypt's Foreign Ministry reported that an explosion at a Coptic church in Misrata, Libya, killed two Egyptian citizens and wounded two others Sunday during preparations for New Year's Eve mass.
Egypt's ambassador urged Libyan security to ensure the property is properly guarded.
A Libyan security official -- who spoke on the condition of anonymity as the incident is still under investigation -- said the attack was caused by a bomb that required a detonator
Despite security concerns, thousands of Egyptian nationals have returned to work in Libya following its recent civil conflict.
Copyright 1999-2016 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.