Identical sources confirmed the killing of one person in an armed clash between forces belonging to the Western Military Zone and the so-called Dignity Operation, near Asaba town in Mountain Nafusa.

A force of the Western Military Zone was moving towards the area of Nesma south of Gharyan when it came under fire, by gunmen loyal to the Dignity Operation from the town of Asaba, the sources added.

Clashes went on for some time before it was solved by social efforts from the region, with the pledge not to drag Asaba in any military operation, according to sources.