Libya bomb blast kills two security officers

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Two Libyan security officers were killed and five others injured in a blast at a security checkpoint on Sunday.

The blast occurred in the southern city of Sabha, after a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb.

Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah offered condolences to families of the two “martyrs” killed while condemning the attack as a “cowardly terrorist act”.

“Our war against terrorism continues, and we will strike hard in all their hideouts,” he said in a Twitter post.

The Islamic State group said it carried out the attack, the Reuters news agency reported