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Tripoli Death Toll now over 600

By John Lee. At least 607 people have been killed, including 40 civilians, and 3,261 wounded, including 117 civilians, since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)

Tripoli Death Toll now over 560

By John Lee. At least 562 people have been killed, including 40 civilians, and 2,855 wounded, including 106 civilians, since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. Last week’s deaths included two health workers traveling in ambulances. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)

UN Announces Feb/Mar Casualties

From 1 February to 31 March 2019, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented civilian casualties – 20 deaths and 69 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 12 men, four women, and four children killed, and 60 men, two women, and seven children injured. The majority of civilian […]

Tripoli Death Toll now over 500

By John Lee. At least 510 people have been killed and 2,467 wounded since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)

Haftar Ignores Calls for Cease Fire

By John Lee. General Khalifa Haftar [Hiftar], head of the Eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA), has reportedly urged his troops to fight harder during Ramadan, in their efforts to take control of Tripoli. His call comes despite a renewed appeal from the United Nations (UN) to “refrain from further military escalation.” At least 432 people […]

More than 30,000 now Displaced in Tripoli

By John Lee. At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. More than 30,000 are believed to have been displaced. UNICEF added last week that 122,088 students can’t access their schools in Tripoli. […]

Tripoli Death Toll Rises Further

By John Lee. At least 174 people have been killed and 756 wounded since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA)’s Interior Ministry spokesman, Colonel Mabrouk Abdel Hafiz (pictured), said on Monday that an emergency room has […]

18,000 People Displaced by Fighting

Highlights Forty-eight civilian casualties have been confirmed since the start of current hostilities, including 13 civilian deaths. Civilian casualties and displacement are expected to increase further given the continued use of air strikes and heavy artillery. Over 18,000 people have now been displaced by ongoing hostilities, according to IOM displacement tracking. Over 2,500 were displaced […]