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Libya: Detained refugees shot as clashes near Tripoli continue

Refugees and migrants trapped in a detention centre on the front line of conflict in Tripoli for weeks say they were shot at indiscriminately on Tuesday by fighters aligned with eastern forces advancing on Libya’s capital. At least 10 people were seriously wounded by gunfire, detainees said.

Heavy clashes near Libya’s Tripoli amid ‘new phase of attack’

Heavy clashes broke out in the southern districts of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the country’s UN-recognised government launched a counterattack to repel fighters allied to renegade General Khalifa Haftar. Residents of the city said they could hear sustained rocket and artillery fire in several districts of …