Varying reports say 20 to 30 more were wounded by the blasts, which took place within minutes of each other.The first vehicle blew up in front of a mosque in the central al-Sleimani neighbourhood, as worshippers were leaving the building after evening prayers.
A second car exploded soon afterwards on the other side of the street.
Both military personnel and civilians are among the victims. The number of fatalities may rise,
It is not yet clear who was behind the bloodshed. many bombings of this kind go unclaimed in Libya.