Two people died and two others were injured in clashes in Sabratha, west of Tripoli, on Friday, according to the ambulance and emergency apparatus.
The Law Enforcement Force said that it had clashed with an armed group working in human trafficking in front of the beach of Sabratha, adding that its units spotted a suspicious movement near the sea.
Deterrence Apparatus for Fighting Terrorism and Organized Crime started interrogating one of the men behind the fighting that took place on Sunday and Monday in Al-Zawiya city after he was apprehended based on a written request by the elders of the city.
Mediation efforts by elders of Al-Zawiya have borne fruit and ended armed clashes in the city that took place from Sunday evening to Monday morning.
A new round of infighting between rival militias in western Libya has killed a 10-year-old girl, health authorities said on Monday, the latest bout of violence to rock the North African nation mired in decadelong chaos.
Sabratha Municipality has suspended work in state institutions within the municipality, starting from Wednesday, July 20, until further notice.
Three bodies have been retrieved from a port in Zawiya city, the Libyan Red Crescent has confirmed. The team was called after reports concerning three bodies found in the Marsa Dela Port northwest of Zawiya.
A total of 84 migrants of different nationalities have been intercepted by the Libyan Coast Guard off the coast of the city of Zawiya on Sunday, according to a statement by the coastal authorities.
Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed yesterday that several locations in Zawia refinery were subjected to ‘‘varying damage’’ due to militia clashes that took place on Friday evening.
Oil facilities at the Zawiya refinery had suffered damage following armed clashes on Friday evening, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed on Saturday.