Accidental blast at Libya army base kills 11 - source

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Posted: Sep 22, 2014 10:28 AM

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed by an accidental blast at a Libyan military base in the eastern city of Al Bayda, a security source said on Monday.

The source said a preliminary investigation showed the explosion may have been caused by high temperatures in a weapons storage area at the base.

No other details or official comment were immediately available.

(Reporting by Ayman al-Warfalli; writing by Patrick Markey; editing by Gareth Jones)