UN CONCERNS OVER TRIBAL CLASHES IN LIBYA

TRIPOLI, Libya- The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), on Saturday, expressed concern over recent tribal clashes in south-western Libya.

“UNSMIL expresses deep concern, regarding recent clashes between Mashashiya and Megarha tribes, and calls for restraint, deescalation and dialogue,” said the mission, in a statement.

“Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Ghassan Salame, expresses his condolences to victims’ families, and wishes speedy recovery to the wounded,” the statement said.

Armed clashes erupted, Thursday, over property disputes between the tribes of Mashashiya and Megarha, in Libya’s south-western town of Abo-Gila, killing and injuring several people.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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