5 people dead 33 injured in Tripoli clashes, Ministry of Health confirms

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5 people dead 33 injured in Tripoli clashes, Ministry of Health confirms

August 28, 2018 - 14:17
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Ministry of Health of the Presidential Council has confirmed the killing of 5 people and the injury of 33 others, including 6 in a critical situation, in the recent armed clashes that broke out in the southeastern suburbs of Tripoli.

The Minister of Health, Omar Al-Tahir, called Monday, on all private clinics in Tripoli to open doors to those wounded in the clashes, in coordination with the Department of the Wounded of Tripoli.

The Ministry announced on Sunday the establishment of a field hospital in the area of Salahaddin, equipped with 8 ambulances and 10 doctors for the treatment of urgent cases.