Airstrike by Haftar forces kills 20 in Libya
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  • 15:35 05 August 2019

Airstrike by Haftar forces kills 20 in Libya

A total of 20 people were killed and more than 35 others were wounded in an airstrike carried out by eastern Libyan forces led by commander Khalifa Haftar in the country’s southwest on Sunday, ONA reports citing Anadolu Agency. 

The incident took place in Murzuq town and all the victims were from Tebu tribe.

However, Murzuq's Municipal Councilor Mohammed Omar said there was no loss of life and property in the attack targeting Tebu tribe.

The local media reported the attack targeted a wedding procession.

No statement was made by Haftar’s forces.

Faig Mahmudov

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