Clashes erupt on Libya-Chad border, nine killed

Tribal clashes often take place in the desert city of Al-Kufra. (Photo: Internet)

Two fighters from a brigade called “Salam” in Al-Kufra city in the Libyan southeast were killed in clashes with Chadian rebel groups on the border crossing in the desert city.

The clashes that erupted in the early hours of Saturday also left about 7 Chadian rebels killed, according to Facebook pages related to the Al-Kufra-based brigade.

Al-Kufra is an oasis city in the southeast of Cyrenaica region in Libya and it is very strategic as it has borders with Sudan and Chad, where smuggling gangs are active.

 

 

 

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 oped@libyanexpress.com. Please include ‘Op-Ed’ in the subject line.
Azara Media Azara Media
You might also like

Submit a Correction

For: Clashes erupt on Libya-Chad border, nine killed

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.