Here is what we know about Tripoli tension

Here is what we know about Tripoli tension

March 14, 2017 - 12:50
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Written by: AbdullahBenIbrahim
  • Tension started Monday night in Gurji, Deraibi, Hai Andouls, Siayhia, Qarqarish and Gotalshaal neighbourhoods (close to each other) with burning tyres on main roads.
  • The locals are demanding armed brigades in their areas, mainly from Misrata, to leave.
  • The tension is linked to last week attack on Aman Bank in Gurji in which a local was killed in exchange of fire with bank guards, most of them are from Misrata.
  • Local gunmen attacked early on Tuesday Tobacco Factory which is occupied by a brigade from Misrata.
  • Tripoli Revolutionaries’ Brigade, led by Haitem Al-Tajoiuri, joined the armed locals against the Misratan brigades.
  • The situation is still tense.