Libya celebrates 67th anniversary of Independence Day

Libyans wave their national flags during a rally to celebrate the country’s 64th independence anniversary at the Martyrs square in the capital Tripoli, on December 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA / AFP / MAHMUD TURKIA

The Libyan people across the country celebrate on Monday 24/12/2018 the Day of Independence as the 67th anniversary .

Libya gained its Independence in 1951 when King Idris I of Libya announced the news in Benghazi after the UN adopted a resolution of independence of the Libyan state.

Libyans have been given a public holiday to mark the anniversary.

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