Two from Kerala killed in shell attack in Libya

Kottayam: 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 son were there, while her husband Vipin was outside.

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

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