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(DETAILED) Delegation from Bani Walid arrives in Tripoli, seeks to end clashes

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – A delegation from Bani Walid, consisting of 25 sheikhs, arrived Sunday afternoon in Tripoli to seek an ending to the renewed clashes in south of the capital and broker a cease-fire between conflicting militias.

The delegation, which is headed by Sheikh Mohammed Barghouthi, is holding a meeting with Tripoli’s tribal elders at Bab al-Bahr Hotel to negotiate a possible truce.

On Wednesday morning, armed clashes broke out between militias funded by the Tripoli-based government; the so-called Tripoli Protection Force and the 7th Brigade in the Qasr Ben Ghashir area south of Tripoli.

Armed clashes south of Tripoli

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