Libya attacks: Kerala nurse and son killed in shell attack; CM Chandy tries to reach out

Kottayam (Kerala): A Kerala nurse and her son were killed in a shell attack on their residence in Libya's Sabratha city, officials said on Saturday.

The incident occurred on Friday night when the shell landed in their apartment complex. Sunu and her 18 month old son were there, while her husband Vipin was outside.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

According to reports, the attack killed the two and a few others who resided in the same complex. Vipin and Sunu had left for Libya after their marriage in 2012.

The office of Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that they are making efforts to reach out to people in Libya to find out the latest situation.

Libya has descended into political chaos, with two rival governments seeking control, and insecurity since its 2011
revolution which ousted longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

With input from agencies

Updated Date: Mar 26, 2016 16:37 PM

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