(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Armed men robbed Sunday six million Libyan Dinars (USD 4.8 million) from a money transport vehicle which was on its way to deposit the cash in the Central Bank.
A source from the Interior Ministry told KUNA the armed men forced the driver of the armored vehicle, which belonged to Al-Aman Bank for Trade and Investment, to the Qarji area in Tripoli and stole the cash.
The source said security authorities began an immediate investigation.
He noted that armed robbery of big cash was unprecedented.
Al-Aman is a private bank established through partnership between the Libyan private sector and a Portuguese bank.
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