Fighting in southern Tripoli kills 187, more than 1,000 wounded

TRIPOLI: Recent Fighting In The South Tripoli In Libya, 187 People Were Killed And 1,177 Injured, A Ministry Of Health Spokesman Said On Saturday.

The Government Has Also Transferred A Number Of Wounded To Tunisia , Turkey, Italy And Ukraine For Medical Treatment, Said Tarek Al-Hamshiri, The Head Of Government Forces'.

The Offensive Launched By Eastern Libya-based Military Commander To Take Control Of Tripoli Is Now In Its Fifth Week.

The UN-backed Government Of National Accord (GNA) In Tripoli Issued A Statement Earlier On Saturday Recognizing 710 Fighters Killed In Libya Civil War In 2014 As" Martyrs" In Nearby Zintan In The Fight Against Haftar.

" The GNA Took This Step To Get Support From The Mountain Town Of Zintan To Strengthen Its Forces In Confronting The Eastern Forces Deployed By The Military Commander Khalifa Haftar," Said The Source Of The Government.