The Address | Benghazi – Libya
TRIPOLI – Security sources from the Security Directorate of Qasr Ben Ghashir and eyewitnesses of the residents of the region told local news agencies that the Seventh Brigade moved on Wednesday evening in the vicinity of Tripoli International Airport, while the rest of the south of Tripoli is in normal condition.
According to Almarsa newspaper, eyewitnesses said that shooting was heard in the vicinity of the airport at exactly five o’clock in the morning continuously for nearly half an hour before the calm returned to the region again amid reports of a clash between the Seventh Brigade and the Central Security Force Abu Salim stationed in the leadership of Abdulghani Kalki, “Gneywa”.
Meanwhile, the forces of “Gneywa” moved from its camp in the zoo in the area of Abu Salim in the direction of the airport, while eyewitnesses confirmed that the Seventh Brigade already moved in the Qasr Ben Ghashir area east of the airport and stationed at the intersection of Camp Manara, but no official comment from the media offices of the two forces.
This development in around of Tripoli is the first of its kind since the fragile cease-fire reached under the auspices of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya on September 25, after the bloody clashes that lasted for a month and resulted in tens dead and wounded, followed by economic and security measures faltering by the Presidential Council.