The Man-made River Authority (MMRA) has said that 23 wells were vandalized within the past two months after reporting three new attacks this week.

The total of wells that have been put out of service because of sabotage acts after these new figures amount to 130, says MMRA.

"The attack on the MMRA wells is causing the loss of approximately 460,000 cubic meters of water per day, a quantity sufficient to serve the entire city of Tripoli, a statement by the MMRA explains.