The UN mission in Libya has said that Haftar's forces are responsible for the killing of four girls died in the shelling of Ain Zara district.

In a series of tweets, the mission said that its reports indicate that Haftar's forces were behind the attack that killed these girls and injured five others among them a child.

"Appalled by this bloody attack, which comes hours after the international calls for a humanitarian pause," the UN mission tweeted.

It reiterated its strong condemnation of indiscriminate attacks that affect civilians, renewing its call for an immediate cessation of hostilities.