The Address | Benghazi – Libya
TRIPOLI – The death toll of clashes in Tripoli has climbed to 691 dead, including 41 civilians, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.
WHO added that 4,012 people were wounded during the clashes, 135 of whom are civilians.
Clashes erupted in Tripoli between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and militias of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) after LNA launched a military operation in the capital on April 4. LNA’s operation aims to eliminate militias and terrorist groups that dominated the capital since 2011.
Along with a call for an immediate cease-fire, U.N. humanitarian officials say they urgently need more than $10 million to keep helping beleaguered civilians in Libya.
— World Health Organization in Libya (@WHOLIBYA) June 17, 2019