Gunmen storm Libyan Parliament, stop lawmakers’ vote on next PM

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Gunmen stormed Libya’s parliament on Tuesday and started shooting, forcing lawmakers to abandon a Lybiavote on the country’s next prime minister, a parliamentary spokesman said.

Spokesman Omar Hmeidan told Reuters that several people had been wounded by the shooting started by gunmen linked to one of the defeated candidates for prime minister.

Lawmakers were running away from the building, witnesses said.

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