Libya’s Haftar weaponises fuel, power and water as blockade pressure mounts

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Issue 413 - 17 Apr 2020 - By John Hamilton | 6 minute read

Pleas from United Nations secretary-general António Guterres for a cessation in hostilities to enable medical personnel in Libya to deal with the spread of coronavirus have been ignored. On 8 April, the UN Support Mission in Libya reported heavy shelling of a hospital in Tripoli. The perpetrators were not named but were most probably aligned with the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by the warlord Khalifa Haftar.

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