Armed Militants take over Libya’s Capital TRIPOLI

Armed Militants take over Libya’s Capital TRIPOLI

TRIPOLI: Armed Militant Groups have taken over the key ministries in the Libyan Capital.

Several militant groups took control of Libya’s defence, justice and economy ministries in the country’s capital city of Tripoli on Thursday, media reported.

According to Al Arabiya, the ministries of Defence, Justice and Economy were overtaken in Tripoli.

The Saudi-owned news site did not elaborate on which armed groups were responsible for the takeover.

Earlier this month, a deputy leader of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) announced his resignation, saying the UN-backed administration had failed to tackle urgent problems arising from years of conflict and political disarray .

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