Clashes erupted in Laithi area in Benghazi

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Clashes erupted in Laithi area in Benghazi

April 04, 2021 - 22:08
Written by: RabiaGolden

Citizens in Laithi area in Benghazi witnessed armed clashes in the late hours of Saturday night, with two armed groups affiliated with Haftar’s militia using light to medium weapons.

Sources from the city reported that the clashes flared up following an attack by an armed group at the home of a member of a criminal investigation team named Salem Al-Badri, in an attempt to kidnap him.

There was widespread anxiety and panic amongst the people of the region for several hours, as both groups fired on each other, according to eyewitnesses to the incident.