4387 people killed in the battles for the Libya capital

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The death toll in the battles for the capital of Libya for the year reached 4387, Afrigatenews reports April 5.

According to the National Human Rights Committee, the number of injured reached 12,753. Among civilians, the number of dead was 506, and the injured were 800.

It is clarified that 41 physicians, 81 children and 64 women died.

Recall that the battles for the capital of Libya have been ongoing for a year: the Libyan National Army offensive in Tripoli was launched on April 4, 2019.

The civil war in Libya began in 2011 and continues to this day. First, as a result of an armed conflict involving the military forces of other states, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who led the country since 1969, was overthrown and killed. Libya broke up into a number of independent state entities, which continued to conflict with each other. In 2014, Major General of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar announced the start of a large-scale air and ground operation against the Islamists. Military action continues to this day.

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