Battle For Tripoli Intensifies, Death Toll Rising

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Published on April 8, 2019 - Duration: 00:37s

Battle For Tripoli Intensifies, Death Toll Rising

Reuters reports Eastern Libyan forces tried to push toward the center of Tripoli on Monday after their easy desert advance hit a tougher urban phase, with deaths and displacements mounting despite Western appeals for a truce and a return to a peace plan.

The eastern Libyan National Army forces of Khalifa Haftar, a former officer in Gaddafi’s army, said 19 of their soldiers had died in recent days as they closed in on the internationally recognized government in Tripoli.

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Battle For Tripoli Intensifies, Death Toll Rising

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