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76 killed, nearly 500 injured in Tripoli war, Ministry of Health confirms
April 16, 2019 - 11:19
Written by: SafaAlharathy
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Mohammad Haitham, confirmed that 76 people have been killed, including 24 civilians; two of them women and 3 children, in addition to 475 others wounded, as a result of the clashes in the suburbs of Tripoli.
"A significant number of those wounded are civilians and children, most of them were sent abroad for treatment in Tunisia, Turkey, and Italy," Haitham clarified in a press statement on Monday.
Warlord Khalifa Haftar's forces have been continuing their daily attack on Tripoli for the 11th day in a row, in an attempt to take over the capital and rule the country.