Islamic State Affiliate in Libya Claims Responsibility for Blast at Police Station in Tripoli

The Islamic State group's affiliate in Libya has claimed responsibility for an explosion at a police station in the country's capital, Tripoli. Police say the explosion was set off by militants who had placed explosives under police vehicles in the central neighborhood of Zawyat al-Dahmani. The front of the police station and some nearby buildings were damaged. Libya turmoil has provided fertile ground for IS-allied militants, who control the eastern city of Darna and also Sirte.