Friday, May 26, 2017

Heavy Fighting Between Rival Factions Reported In The Libyan City Of Tripoli

Smoke rises Friday after an explosion inTripoli, Libya. (Lorenzo Tugnoli /For The Washington Post)

Al Jazeera: Rival factions clash in Libya's Tripoli

Explosions and artillery fire shatter period of relative calm in the capital amid signs of a split in pro-Haftar forces.

Heavy clashes marked by loud explosions and heavy artillery fire have erupted between rival factions in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

The fighting on Friday was concentrated in the Abu Salim, Salahedeen and Qasr Bin Ghashir districts.

Plumes of black smoke could be seen rising above the city's skyline. Shooting continued throughout Friday prayers.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed, reporting from Tripoli, cited security forces as saying that at least 12 people were killed in the violence.

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More News On Today's Clashes Between Rival Factions In Tripoli

Heavy fighting between rival militias erupts in the Libyan capital -- Washington Post
Fierce clashes as rival factions battle in Libyan capital -- Reuters
Libya turmoil: Rival armed groups clash in capital, Tripoli -- BBC
At least 13 killed, nearly 80 wounded in Libya clashes -- Al Arabiya/AFP
28 killed and dozens wounded in Libya militia fighting --
Update: Deadly clashes erupt in Tripoli -- Libya Observer
Heavy fighting breaks out in Libyan capital -- The National


Aizino Smith said...

Thank you Obama!


Jay Farquharson said...

Gen. Haftar, after being the CIA's guy for 3 decades, is now Putin's guy.