Tripoli, June 24 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Libyan Interior Ministry condemned the deadly clashes that broke out between armed groups in the capital Tripoli.
“The Interior Ministry followed with great concern the tragic events that unfolded on Wednesday evening in the capital Tripoli, when clashes broke out between two security agencies not affiliated with the Interior Ministry, resulting in human casualties. , damaging property and frightening civilians,” the ministry said in a statement Thursday.
“The ministry condemns these clashes, which occur from time to time and stir up panic and fear among the people. Such clashes undermine the ministry’s policy of maintaining security and protecting people’s lives and public property.” , he added.
Furthermore, the ministry denounced the blocking of roads as a means of expressing political or social disapproval because it “harms people’s interests to use public roads”.
Two armed groups engaged in fighting in central Tripoli on Wednesday evening, resulting in the death of one civilian and three armed militants, according to local media.
On Thursday, an armed group blocked a main road in eastern Tripoli to protest the release of a militia leader from prison, the Xinhua news agency reported.
Libya has suffered from increasing violence and instability since the fall of late leader Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in 2011.