210 families evacuated from engagement areas south of Tripoli, Ministry of Health confirms

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210 families evacuated from engagement areas south of Tripoli, Ministry of Health confirms

January 19, 2019 - 11:13
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Department of Wounded Affairs of the Ministry of Health confirmed the evacuation of 210 families on Thursday, from confrontation areas in Sabia and Souk Al-Khamis south of Tripoli.

"A safe corridor was established after receiving numerous distress calls from areas of clashes, the department clarified," adding that the process was conducted in collaboration with the Field Medicine and Support Centre of the operation chamber.

The Ministry of Health disclosed yesterday evening the increasing of casualties resulting from the fresh clashes in southern Tripoli to 13 fatalities and 52 wounded, among them women and children.

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