By Ayman Amzein.
Benghazi, 21 April 2015:
Two Libyan army bomb disposal experts were killed today in Leithi as they were trying to . . .[restrict]diffuse booby-trap explosives left by members of the Islamist coalition, the Benghazi Revolutionaries’ Shoura Council (BRSC). They were deactivating a device in Khaleej Street when a rocket-propelled grenade was fried at them. Both died instantly. They have been named as Alkilani Mohamed Al-Farsi and Abdelali Al-Dresi.
Otherwise, the city has been relatively quiet today compared to the heavy toll yesterday, although shells have continued to land randomly in various districts. Seven civilians were injured in such incidents and taken to Jalaa Hospital today.
Yesterday, at least ten Libyan army soldiers were killed and 25 wounded in fighting, mainly in Leithi. BRSC casualties are unknown.
In addition, two civilians died as a result of random incidents – one in Salmani as a result of a arbitrary missile landing, the other in the suburb of Driana, killed by a chance bullet. Missiles also landed in Hadaiq, Majouri and Buhdeima. As a result, local residents have been flowing to safer part of the city.
Four people, including a Palestinian, were injured in such attacks in Salmani. [/restrict]