The Ministry of Interior in the Salvation Government denounced Monday the car bomb explosion in Al-Dahra neighbourhood of Tripoli.
In a statement, the ministry said the explosion was aimed at undermining security in the capital. It confirmed that the security situation is under control and that investigations are under way to catch the perpetrators and bring them to justice.
The explosion took place in a busy area near the Audit Bureau and Millitah Oil and Gas Company, a joint venture between Italy's Eni and Libya's National Oil Corporation. One person was injured and three cars were damaged in the explosion.