Heavy gunfire in Libya capital as rivals clash

Rival groups have clashed in the Libyan capital

Heavy gunfire in Libya capital as rivals clash

World Bulletin / News Desk

Heavy gunfire has broken out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday after two rival armed groups clashed in the city, witnesses said according to a report in Reuters.

It is not  immediately clear what triggered the fighting or which groups were involved. The fighting took place between the Zawiyat Addahmani area and Bab Azizziya

Several quasi-official groups operate as law enforcement and armed forces in Tripoli controlling different districts and clashes sometimes occur over territory or personal disputes.

 

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