Armed clashes broke out Tuesday between rival militias loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar in the coastal city of Sirte, according to military sources.
Militants from the Tariq bin Ziyad Brigade launched an attack on the main headquarters of Al-Kaniyat Brigade in Sirte, the sources told Anadolu Agency.
Libya’s UN-backed GNA forces have launched an offensive to seize the strategic city of Sirte, after rejecting military commander Khalifa Haftar’s ceasefire proposal.— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) June 8, 2020
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The sources noted that large quantities of weapons were transferred to the scene of the clashes.
It remains unclear what was the cause of the clashes and whether there were any casualties in the violence.
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