'Several people wounded' in Libya parliament shooting

Several people are wounded by shooting in Libya's parliament building, a parliamentary spokesman has said.

Spokesman Omar Hmeidan said the gunmen, who stormed the building and forced the parliament to abandon a vote on the next Prime Minister, are allied to one of the defeated PM candidates.

Lawmakers were running away from the building, witnesses said.

Advertisement

Gunmen storm Libyan parliament during PM vote

Gunmen have stormed the Libyan parliament, started shooting and forced lawmakers to abandon the vote on the next Prime Minister, a spokesman has said.