A car bomb went off near the vegetables public market in Bu Dazira area in eastern Benghazi, eyewitnesses said.

Media sources also confirmed that many people were injured in the blast and were sent to Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi.

“14 persons were admitted to Al-Jalaa Hospital.” The head of the media office at the hospital, Fadia Al-Barghathi said.

Al-Barghathi added that the medical staff at the hospital are evaluating the injuries to categorize them into either first aid procedures, residence, or operations.