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32 Killed, Over 150 Injured as Rival Militias Clash in Libya’s Capital

HeadlineAug 29, 2022

In Libya, at least 32 people died and 159 people were wounded Saturday as rival militias fought in Tripoli. It was the heaviest fighting seen in Libya’s capital in two years. The dead included at least 17 civilians. Libya has been in a state of crisis for over a decade after NATO helped rebels topple the government of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Since February, Libya has had two prime ministers competing for power. Saturday’s fighting was between militias with ties to each of the men.

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