Armed brigades fighting in southern Libya’s capital leaves several dead and injured

An armed brigade blocking the road in southern Tripoli (Photo: Social Media)

Clashes in southern Tripoli areas like Khalit Al-Furjan, Salahuddin, Wadi Al-Rabee and Qasar Benghashir have started between brigades securing those areas and others under the seventh brigade that is based in Tarhouna and moved in recent days near the administrative borders of southern Tripoli. 

The two sides of the clashes that were eyewitnesses by many sources on Monday are under the control of the Government of National Accord and its Presidential Council.

According to local media outlets, several people have arrived in Tripoli Field Hospital; some killed and others injured due to the clashes on the southern Tripoli districts.

The Tripoli Field Hospital allocated an emergency number for the injuries of the clashes and announced high alert state to respond to the escalating fighting in south of Tripoli.

No specific details have been given so far for the reasons of the fighting.

The views expressed in Op-Ed pieces are those of the author and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Libyan Express.
How to submit an Op-Ed: Libyan Express accepts opinion articles on a wide range of topics. Submissions may be sent to Please include ‘Op-Ed’ in the subject line.
Azara Media Azara Media
You might also like

Submit a Correction

For: Armed brigades fighting in southern Libya’s capital leaves several dead and injured

Your suggestion have been successfully submitted

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Libyan Express will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.