Libya: PM warns militias following deadly clashes in Tripoli


One of Libya’s rival Prime Ministers stressed on August 17 that the Tripoli-based government would not allow further clashes to occur. 

This comes after this year’s deadliest clashes happened in the country’s capital city, Tripoli, where 45 people died as a result of militia fighting. 

The fighting took place between the 444 brigade, headed by Mahmoud Hamza, and the Special Deterrence Force as Mr. Hamza was detained at Mitiga Airport. 

Mahmoud Hamza was released on August 16. 

The Tripoli based Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, mentioned in a speech that measures could be introduced against the two combating groups if the fighting continues. 



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