Reports: At least six injured in Egyptian consulate blast

A security guard and at least five children were injured when a bomb toppled a garden wall outside the Egyptian consulate in Benghazi today, witnesses said.

The guard required hospital treatment, while the children were cut by flying glass, they said.

A building opposite the consulate and a number of vehicles were also damaged in the explosion.

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Blast at Egypt embassy in Libya

A security guard and at least five children were injured when a bomb exploded outside the Egyptian consulate in Benghazi today, witnesses said. There have been protests outside the consulate against the military crackdown in Egypt in recent days.