Currency converter
All news
News Search Topics
Use filter
You can filter your feed,
by choosing only interesting

Uprising against Islamists begins in the capital of Libya

September 24, 2014, 2:48 UTC+3 CAIRO

Aircraft pound Islamist positions

1 pages in this article

CAIRO, September 24. /ITAR-TASS/. In the Libyan capital, an uprising against Islamist forces, which control it, began on Tuesday. The satellite-aided television channel Sky News Arabia reported that all areas of Tripoli rose up in the fight against the militants.

Besides, according to Al-Arabia, the principal city of the country was subjected to an intensive bombardment. Aviation delivered at least six strikes against the positions of the radical alliance "Dawn of Libya" in the capital's south. It is reported that the Islamists sustained great losses and several armoured vehicles used by them were destroyed.

According to the incoming information, Prime Minister Abdullah Abdurrahman Al-Thani declared a call-up "in response to an appeal from Tripoli residents to free them of the militants".

Show more
In other media
Partner News