UN in Libya condemns IS suicide attack on Misurata

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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has condemned the suicide attack on Misurata courthouse and underscored that those behind the incident must be held accountable.

At least three individuals were killed and more than 35 injured in the attack on Wednesday, the responsibility for which is claimed by ISIS (IS/ISIL/Daesh) terrorist group.

“Indiscriminate attacks against civilians, including employees of the judicial institutions, are violations of human rights and international humanitarian law and cannot be justified,” the Mission said in a statement.

“Those behind today’s bombing and other such despicable acts must face justice.” It added.

In the statement, the Mission also expressed its solidarity with the government and people of Libya.

It added that the Special Representative for the Secretary-General for the country and the head of UNSMIL, Ghassan Salame, expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and wished a swift recovery to the injured.

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