Some 118 corpses have been found on the side of a road over a period of one and a half months in Libya, the interior ministry reported on Sunday.
A car bomb in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed one person yesterday and wounded 13, including former interior minister Ashour Shuwail, security and medical officials said.
The Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) organization has blamed the UN-proposed Presidential Council (PC) for the abductions that are happening in Tripoli, saying the PC’s reluctance to have a firm stance on the issue has made it grow bigger.
The spokesman of the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, Fawzi Barhoum, denied the allegations on Libyan media outlets and social media that said the movement is somehow connected to the Libyan internal conflict.
The President of the Presidency Council and Prime Minister-elect of the Government of National Accord Faiez Serraj announced tonight that he was cancelling all decrees passed by his Deputy Majbari over the last few days.
There has been more unrest in Tripoli following the kidnapping and assassination of two policemen from the Tripoli Criminal Investigation Department. There are a number of theories circulating on social media for the possible motive for their assassination, but none have been substantiated.
Reports said that units from the Egyptian army had launched the biggest military live-fire exercises in the western desert, across the border with Libya, last Thursday, with the presence of the Egyptian Defense Minister.
A special unit to crack down on crime is to be set up following an emergency security meeting called by Presidency Council chairman Faiez Serraj.
In a frank and open interview on the margins of the meetings organized by the British Foreign Office in London this week, Presidency Council head and nominated Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) Faiez Serraj spoke to Libya Herald.
Across Tripoli, extra check points were springing up this evening as the Presidency Council reacted angrily to the attempted coup by former members of Libya Dawn’s National Salvation government, ordering the arrest of the ringleaders.