The state-affiliated First Aid and Support Center updated the number of those killed and injured in the two-day conflict that started last Monday in Tripoli.
In the statement made by the center, it was stated that 55 people lost their lives and 146 people were injured in the clashes. In the statement made by the same center yesterday, the number of dead was stated as 27 and the number of injured as 106.
It has not been shared yet whether the casualties were civilians or from conflicting forces.
A ceasefire was reached yesterday.
Clashes broke out between the “Rada”, the Anti-Crime and Terrorism Unit under the Presidency of the Presidential Council of Libya and the “444 Brigade” under the National Unity Government, in Ayn Zara region and south of the capital on Monday.
While no official statement was made regarding the cause of the clashes that lasted for two days, there were reports in the Libyan press that the wick of the conflict was ignited by the “Rada”‘s detention of the “444 Brigade” commander Mahmud Hamza.
The Government of National Unity announced yesterday that a ceasefire had been reached after the surrender of Mahmud Hamza.