Attack on Libya’s military camp leaves at least 28 dead

first_imgAn increase in air strikes and shelling in and around Tripoli in Libya has caused the deaths of at least 11 civilians since early December and shut down health facilities and schools, according to the United Nations mission in Libya. REUTERS Forces alliedwith the GNA described Saturday’s attack on the military camp at Al-Hadhba as“an aerial bombing” launched by their eastern rivals. An LNA spokesman deniedinvolvement. GNA HealthMinister Hamid bin Omar told Reuters that the number of dead and wounded wasstill rising. Tripoli, whichis under the control of the internationally recognized Government of NationalAccord (GNA), is facing an offensive by military commander Khalifa Haftar’sLibyan National Army (LNA) that began in April.center_img TRIPOLI – Atleast 28 people were killed in an attack on a military academy in the Libyancapital on Saturday, the health minister said. An increase inair strikes and shelling in and around Tripoli has caused the deaths of atleast 11 civilians since early December and shut down health facilities andschools, the United Nations mission in Libya said on Friday.(Reuters)last_img read more