TRIPOLI (Reuters) – 5 docs have been killed and not less than eight medical personnel injured late on Saturday in an air strike on a subject hospital run by the internationally acknowledged Tripoli authorities, a hospital spokesman stated on Sunday.
Libya has been riven by violence because the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. The jap Libyan Nationwide Military beneath Khalifa Haftar has been making an attempt to take Tripoli from forces allied to the U.N.-backed Authorities of Nationwide Accord (GNA), however the LNA offensive has slowed down on the capital’s outskirts.
The Tripoli authorities launched an announcement condemning the incident and accused Haftar’s LNA forces of perpetrating the strike. LNA forces weren’t instantly obtainable for remark.
The hospital offers medical help to forces allied to the GNA, hospital spokesman Malek Merset advised Reuters.
Reporting by Ahmed Elumami; Writing by Ahmed Elumami and Ahmed El Jechtimi, modifying by Deepa Babington