Downtown Sorman city, which is located to the west of Tripoli, has seen violent clashes between armed groups, leaving at least three persons dead and others injured.

Social media activists reported that an armed militia tried to take control of and position itself in the military camp located behind the central school of Sorman. The clashes erupted between the armed militia and the joint defense force, which is based at the military camp.

No further details were provided.

In the meantime, Sorman is totally crippled in all its service sectors and the streets are void of people, as all the shops have been shut down due to the renewal of clashes every now and then.