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Libyan Newswire

UNSMIL Deplores Death of Children in Benghazi Explosion.

Rome, The UN Coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General to Libya Ali Al Za'atri has deeply regretted the death of 3 children and the wounding of another in an explosion in Benghazi on Monday. In statements carried by the Italian Aki news agency, Al Za'atri said he offered his condolences to the families of the victims, urging residents of Benghazi to be cautious, in areas of fighting, for mines, explosives and war remnants which posed real threat to civilians, according to a statement released by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya UNSMIL. UNSMIL warned civilians in combat areas of danger and urged them to keep away until they have been secured by explosive experts. It also appealed to the warring factions to refrain from planting mines and other types of explosives of incendiary nature in line with the requirements of the International Humanitarian Law.'

Source: Libyan News Agency