Last Updated: 10:51 AM, June 11, 2012
Posted: 10:50 AM, June 11, 2012
BENGHAZI, Libya — A British diplomatic convoy was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday, wounding one person, security and diplomatic sources said.
An AFP journalist saw a white armored vehicle with a diplomatic plate parked outside the British consulate in Benghazi. There was blood on the front passenger seat, he said.
One person was wounded when the vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, security sources said.
“We can confirm there was an attack on a British embassy convoy in Benghazi this afternoon,” a British embassy spokeswoman said. “All staff are accounted for. We are liaising closely with the authorities.”