NOC: Shelling caused Tripoli Oil Clinic fire

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – The Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed today that the Tripoli Oil Clinic fire in Gharghour on Friday was caused by direct shelling of the facility.

In a statement, NOC said an “Internal Security Agency investigation and forensics report reviewed debris found in the destroyed warehouse.”

“The incident did not result in casualties, yet the corporation is extremely concerned that hospital patients and staff were purposefully endangered.” NOC said, calling for an “international investigation and prosecutions following this breach of international humanitarian law.”


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