Benghazi, 15 May 2013:
Students at the University of Benghazi staged a protest yesterday against what they said was a state of . . .[restrict]chaos and absence of security in the city.
The protest, which took place on the university campus, was a reaction to the car explosion near Benghazi’s Jala hospital on Monday, according to Libyan news agency LANA. The blast was originally reported to be a car-bomb but the Ministry of Defence has since said that forensic evidence points to the accidental explosion of a vehicle transporting tank ammunition.
The students called for the government to immediately activate the police service to restore safety and security to streets. Banners bearing anti-Chief of Staff Major General Yousef Mangoush slogans were apparently raised at the protest. [/restrict]