Libya's interior minister survives attack west of Tripoli

The interior minister of Libya’s UN-recognized government, Fathi Bashagha, survived a militant attack on his convoy west of the capital Tripoli on Sunday, an official said. An armored vehicle opened fire on the minister’s convoy on the highway in Janzur area, the Health Ministry’s media adviser Amin al-Hashimi wrote on Twitter, adding that Bashagha was unharmed. A guard in the minister’s convoy was wounded, while one of the assailants was killed and two others arrested, according to the official. The Interior Ministry’s Facebook page posted photos of Bashagha inspecting a Tripoli branch of the…

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