Interior Ministry denies news of an explosion in southern Tripoli

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Interior Ministry denies news of an explosion in southern Tripoli

March 10, 2019 - 10:50
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Ministry of Interior denied Saturday, news circulated by some media outlets, regarding an explosion in the area of Ain Zara south of Tripoli.

"A local citizen reported an "RPG" in the area, the National Safety Authority sent a team to the site and recovered the remnant," the ministry clarified on Facebook.

The ministry underlined that it had repeatedly warned local media and social networking pages not to publish any news before verifying the authenticity of the source, pointing out that such news would have a serious impact on the overall security situation.