People gathering outside the Libyan electoral commission headquarters in the capital Tripoli after it was targeted by a suicide attack that killed at least 11 people according to authorities and eyewitnesses, May 2, 2018. AFP / Mahmud TURKIA
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A group of militants including suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and setting fire to the building, in an attack claimed by Daesh (ISIS).The commission recently registered nearly 1 million new voters across Libya, though no date has been set for polls.The victims included three employees of the commission and four members of local security forces, Omar said.Daesh claimed the attack, saying it killed 22 people, describing them all as members of a government-backed Sunni tribal force called the Tribal Mobilization Forces.
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