GENERICO.ruWorldThe death toll in the fighting in the capital of Libya has almost doubled

The death toll in the fighting in the capital of Libya has almost doubled

Tripoli. File photoCAiro, Aug 28Twenty-three people were killed, 140 were injured in clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli between the formations of politicians claiming power in the country, according to the Ministry of Health of the Government of National Accord (GNU) of Libya. On Friday morning, fighting broke out in Tripoli between units loyal to the head of the GNU of Libya, Abdelhamid Dbeiba on the one hand, and Libyan Prime Minister Fathi Bashage, elected by the parliament, on the other. “23 people were killed, 140 were injured,” the Ministry of Health reports. three sides. One of the formations established control over the road to Tripoli airport. By Friday evening, the clashes had ceased. According to media reports, a unit of the Special Response Force loyal to Dbeiba was able to seize a number of buildings in Tripoli, where the al-Nawasi group was based.The Libyan military supported the demands of the demonstratorsThe Bashagi government said that they had nothing to do with what was happening, expressing at the same time the desire to start work in the Libyan capital. Libya Fathi Bashaga sent a letter to Dbeiba, in which he once again demanded that the head of the GNU resign in order to prevent bloodshed. In turn, Dbeiba advised Bashaga, who claims power in Tripoli, to focus on participating in the elections. In February, the parliament sitting in eastern Libya voted for the candidacy of former interior minister Fathi Bashaghi for the post of prime minister. In March, ministers from the government formed by Bashaga were sworn in before parliament in the city of Tobruk. The current head of the government of national unity, Abdelhamid Dbeiba, said earlier that he would not transfer power until the presidential election, which threatens the country with another dual power. In May, Bashaga, after an unsuccessful attempt to locate the cabinet in Tripoli, announced that the government would start working in the city of Sirte.


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