'We are grieved in Libya,' says Foreign Minister al-Dairi in wake of recent attacks
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Libya FM: Islamic State threat 'urgent'

Seven days of mourning have been declared in Libya after one of the deadliest attacks since the toppling of former leader Muammar Gaddafi. At least 40 people were killed and dozens injured when multiple car bombs were detonated.

The blasts took place in the eastern city of Qubbah. A group affiliated with Islamic State has claimed responsibility.

For more on the threat posed to Libya - the BBC's Katty Kay spoke with the country's Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Dairi.

  • 21 Feb 2015
  • From the section Africa