Ministry of Health confirms 117 killed 581 wounded in Tripoli fighting

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Ministry of Health confirms 117 killed 581 wounded in Tripoli fighting

September 27, 2018 - 14:18
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Department of Wounded Affairs of the Ministry of Health confirmed that 117 people have been killed in addition to 581 others injured since the beginning of the clashes south of Tripoli until the 25th of September.

On its Facebook page Wednesday, the department clarified that it was able to evacuate 156 families and provide assistance to around 264 families, while 20 people are still reported missing.

An agreement was signed Tuesday by representatives of the parties to the conflict in Tripoli, which brought an end to the armed clashes and solidified the cease-fire agreed upon in the city of Zawia on September 4.