40 killed in suicide blast at Libyan police training centre

A scene from bomb blast at Libya's Interior ministry recently.

At least 40 people were killed when a truck bomb hit a police training centre in the Libyan town of Zliten on Thursday, the town’s mayor said.

Zliten mayor Miftah Lahmadi said the truck exploded at the centre as hundreds of recruits were gathering there.

The UN’s special representative to Libya, Martin Kobler, condemned the attack.