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Civilians gather at the site where a car bomb went off outside the building housing Swedish and Finnish consulates on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, badly damaging the building, but leaving no casualties. Benghazi has been hit by a wave of attacks against government offices and targeted killings in recent months as security agencies struggle to secure Libya since the 2011 civil war. Weapons have proliferated and a number of militias have vied for authority, operating with impunity.(AP Photo/Mohammed el-Shaiky)

Car bomb at Swedish consulate in Libya

A car bomb exploded outside the Swedish consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, damaging the front of the building and nearby houses, but no casualties were immediately reported.

The bomb exploded a day after Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was briefly abducted by a group of former rebels.(Reuters)