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Libyan Newswire

Armed Group Demolishes Part of Historical Mizran Mosque in Tripoli.

Tripoli, 17 March 2106(Lana) An armed group at dawn on Thursday demolished an endowment part of the historical Mizran mosque in downtown Tripoli using a bulldozer. The motives of the act of sabotage which targeted a room related to the mosque were still unknown, and the 11 culprits who carried out the act were not apprehended, a source at the Endowment and Islamic Affairs Authority said. The mosque of Mizran is one of the oldest in the world, and an icon of the Libyan capital. It is a bacon of enlightenment in which many scholars and Qur'anic reciters had graduated

Source: Libya News Agency