UNSG Guterres: Haftar's air force is responsible for Tripoli Military College attack

UNSG Guterres: Haftar's air force is responsible for Tripoli Military College attack

January 22, 2020 - 11:58
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, confirmed that Haftar forces were responsible for the killing of 32 students at Tripoli Military College on January 4.

In a report issued on Tuesday he added that Haftar's air force has launched 1020 raids on public, government and military installations since the fourth of last April.

The report detailed that the air raids included 850 strikes with precision-guided drones, 110 with jet aircraft, and 60 air strikes with foreign aircraft.

According to the report, Haftar’s air force killed three children on October 14, when bombing a residential neighborhood in the Farnaj area of ​​Tripoli. On October 6 the Equestrian Club in Janzur was subjected to an aerial bombardment by unguided bombs killing 6 civilians, among them children.

The report had also documented the bombing of Haftar's air force on Ramla and Aziziyah areas on October 23, killing 3 civilians and injuring 4. Later, in November 18, another 7 civilians were killed as a result of a raid on a factory in Tajoura.

The UN Secretary General also attributed to Haftar the killing of 3 children on December 2, as a result of the bombing of Al-Suwani area. Then, on December 27, two civilians fell in an air raid in Zawiya city west of Tripoli.

The report stated that drones supporting Haftar were responsible for the bombing of the Tabu tribe in Murzuq, killing more than 40 people.