Gunmen attack checkpoint in western Libya, killing six

File photo of a general view in a suburb of the Libyan capital, Tripoli. (AFP)

At least six people were killed in a gun attack by suspected militants on a checkpoint east of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Thursday, a local official said.

The attack took place between the towns of Zliten and Khoms on the coastal road leading east from Tripoli, Zliten mayor Miftah Hamadi said.

 With Reuters

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53