World Bulletin / News Desk
Officer Bubakr Abdel-Rahim, 23, sustained gun shots in the stomach after his patrol came under fire from gunmen while passing in the Ras Obeida district, army personnel Farag Wanis said.
He said that the wounded officer has been admitted to a government hospital in Benghazi while the attackers had fled the scene.
Libyan officials could not be reached for comment.
Wednesday's attack came days after unknown assailants briefly abducted deputy intelligence chief Mustafa Noah as he emerged from Tripoli International Airport.
The transitional government and its security forces, meanwhile, have struggled to contain the armed militias that helped overthrow Gaddafi but which held onto their weapons after the 2011 uprising.
Lavrov, Cavusoglu agree to continue to work with parties in Astana, Russian foreign ministry says
At the Astana talks, Syrian opposition delegation member, Osama Abu Zaid, says 'We expect implementations, not only promises' regarding Russian withdrawal from Syria
The $3 billion aid package is to see Riyadh fund the transfer of vehicles, helicopters, drones, cannons and other military equipment from France to the Lebanese army.
Court orders government not to build settler homes on privately-owned Palestinian land while it considers decision
New president commits 'to continuing military assistance to Egypt',
17-story commercial building collapsed in central Tehran last week after being gutted by fire
Government forces were combing the port, a journalist accompanying the troops said, almost three weeks after the loyalists launched an offensive against the Shiite insurgents and their allies on Yemen's southwestern coast.
Saudi-backed Yemeni government forces seize Red Sea port of Mokha.
Relations between Cairo, Hamas have been tense since Egypt’s first freely-elected president was ousted in 2013 military coup
Approval of 560 settlement homes in occupied Palestinian territory another disregard for int'l law, Foreign Ministry says
Turkish army hits 194 ISIL targets in northern Syria, says General Staff
Major fires have hit Dubai high-rises in recent years and spread quickly, mostly due to flammable material used in cladding, a covering or coating used on the side of the buildings.
Israeli official says settlement permits had been delayed until end of Obama's presidency
Bomber had tried to detonate his explosive belt inside a coffee shop in Beirut