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Bomb near Egypt mission in Libya city, none hurt

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Pieces of glass litter the street in Benghazi on July 28, 2013 after two powerful explosions. A bomb exploded Saturday in front of Egypt's consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, causing some damage to the building but no casualties, a security official said. (AFP/File)

A bomb exploded Saturday in front of Egypt's consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, causing some damage to the building but no casualties, a security official said.

"Unknown assailants in a vehicle threw an explosive device at the Egyptian consulate in Benghazi without causing casualties," said security spokesman Abdallah al-Zayedi.

The blast, he added, caused part of the outer wall of the building to collapse and damaged cars parked outside the mission.