Libyans check the aftermath of the car bombing in the eastern city of Benghazi. AFP / Abdullah DOMA
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The toll from a twin car bombing at a mosque in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi rose to 35 Wednesday, medical officials said, one of the highest from a single attack since Libya slid into turmoil after a 2011 uprising.The second, which came about 15 minutes later and which witnesses said was much stronger, inflicted a large number of casualties among people who had gathered at the scene.Senior security officers were among the casualties, as well as security officials and a firefighter who had rushed to the scene.Haftar launched his military campaign in Benghazi in May 2014, in response to a series of bombings and killings blamed on Islamist militants.
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