Eastern-based forces battled troops loyal to the Tripoli government in the outskirts of Libya’s capital on Wednesday as thousands of residents fled the fighting.
Fighting has resumed in Libya. The eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops to advance on the capital city of Tripoli controlled by the UN-recognized Government of National Accord.
UN Support Mission in Libya condemned the renewed clashes in Libyan capital Tripoli.
UNHCR recommends thousands of refugees be directed to the capital for safety.
Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya’s capital on Sunday.
Armed men have kidnapped the mayor of Libya’s capital Tripoli from his home, authorities said yesterday.
International charity ships and Libya’s coastguard pick up several hundred migrants.