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Libya: Over 200 killed in Tripoli fighting

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Over 200 people have been killed from ongoing fighting in Libya’s capital Tripoli.

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday revealed that some 205 people have been killed so far.

18 civilians were among those killed with 913 wounded in two weeks of fighting near Tripoli.

Thousands of Libyans have also been fleeing their homes in Tripoli as the fighting between Eastern forces and troops loyal to the Tripoli government continues.

Eastern Libyan forces have been marching towards the centre of Tripoli seeking to take control of the city.

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The troops belonging to Khalifa Haftar who is a former officer in Muammar Gaddafi’s army want to topple the internationally recognised government in Tripoli.

The Tripoli based government of Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj has also reported of 11 deaths. He says his armed groups close to Misrata are blocking the LNA troops.

The United Nations has reported of over 2,800 people displaced by the fighting, requiring help to safety.

Libya has been in turmoil since the overthrow and killing of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. The country is ruled by factions.

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Source: Africafeeds.com

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