LIBYAPROSPECT – Benghazi
Eye-witnesses in Benghazi said that a fire broke out in Tibesti Hotel, on Wednesday. The eyewitnesses added that they had seen a billow of smokes rising from the back of the building. The reason behind the fire remains unknown.
The spokesperson of Benghazi security Directorate, Mutaz Al-Agouri, said in a press release that “the fire extinguishing operations are continued, adding that the reasons are still unknown.”
On the other hand, a source from the hotel stated that the reason for the fire was an electrical fault nearby the swimming pool in the backyard of the hotel.
The source confirmed that the fires are under control, pointing that the National Security Authority was ready to intervene and control everything.
He said that no human damages occurred after the incident, adding that “the hotel is working as usual without any troubles.