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Tripoli Death Toll now over 600

By John Lee. At least 691 people have been killed, including 41 civilians, and 4,012 wounded, including 135 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 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)

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 […]

WHO rushes Medical Aid to Libya’s Wounded

Amid Tripoli clashes, WHO rushes medical aid to the wounded in Libya As clashes around Tripoli continued and the number of wounded rose to the hundreds, WHO reacted swiftly to provide field hospitals and ambulances with critically-needed life saving supplies. “We have sent emergency medical teams to help frontline hospitals cope with caseloads and to […]