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Bomb blast outside Algerian embassy wounds 3 in Libya

Three guards reportedly injured following attack from unknown assailant
Libyans survey the wreckage of the explosion (Libya is Talking)

A bomb exploded outside the Algerian embassy on Saturday in the Libyan capital of Tripoli reportedly injuring three guards.

According to journalists reporting on the scene a speeding car threw a bag of explosives at the guard booth at the embassy.

No casualties have been reported.

Algeria evacuated their diplomats in the summer during fighting between powerful militias battling for control of key cities and the country's vast oil riches.

Bombs exploded in November near the Egyptian and United Arab Emirates embassies in Tripoli, which has been controlled by the Libya Dawn militia since the summer.

The explosion comes in the wake of a UN-brokered deal between different parties in Libya with the aim of restoring a level of stability in the country.

An Islamist-backed militia alliance on Friday announced a ceasefire in conflict-strewn Libya, following an agreement at UN-brokered peace talks between warring factions.

The militias have agreed to "a ceasefire on all fronts" in the north African country on condition that "the other parties respect the truce", Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn) said in a statement.

It also pledged to open up "safe passages to channel humanitarian aid", especially in Libya's besieged second city of Benghazi.

The alliance, which did not take part in the first round of the Geneva talks, called on the international community to step up efforts to prevent "foreign fighters from flooding" into Libya.

Libya Dawn's announcement came just hours after the United Nations declared that the warring factions had agreed on a roadmap to form a unity government following two days of peace talks in Geneva.

Libya has been wracked by conflict since the overthrow of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in a 2011 uprising.

The UN special envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon, had warned at the start of the Geneva talks that they were a last-ditch effort to prevent all-out chaos. 

"The participants agreed after extensive deliberation on an agenda that includes reaching a political agreement to form a consensual national unity government and the necessary security arrangements to end the fighting," a UN statement said.

They called on all the players to cease hostilities and "expressed their unequivocal commitment to a united and democratic Libya governed by the rule of law and respect for human rights."

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