By Libya Herald Reporters.
Tripoli, 20 February 2015:
The death toll in today’s early morning triple suicide bombing in Guba has now hit 42. . . .[restrict]Funerals for those slaughtered in the carnage were held in the town this afternoon.
The UAE sent a specially-equipped aircraft to ferry the most seriously wounded of the more than 80 casualties from Labraq to the UAE for treatment.
Condemnations of the blast have continued to flow in. Among them, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon expressed his horror and his deepest condolences to the families of the dead and to the wounded and their kin.
The EU’s High Representative for foreign affairs, Federica Mogherini said: “Those who have committed this attack must be held accountable for their crime”.
She insisted that terrorism could only be defeated by a united Libyan government.
“The Libyan parties should not to miss this last chance, as the window of opportunity is rapidly closing. The UN Special representative for Libya, Bernardino León, has called for a next meeting of the political dialogue to finalise discussions initiated in Geneva on the formation of a government of national unity and security arrangements.
“It’s time “ she said, “for parties to give proof of courage and take upon them the responsibility to ensure to all Libyans a future. In this, they will find the international community at their side”. [/restrict]