Clash in Baddawi

Saturday, 26 October 2019

The Army Command – Directorate of Orientation issued the following statement:

Following a clash that took place today in Baddawi – Tripoli between a group of protestors and several citizens who attempted to cross the road with their cars, the LAF intervened to end the clash and was face with stone throwing along with explosives, leading to 5 injuries among troops. As a result, the LAF launched tear gas bombs in order to separate the citizens and later on, due to the fact that the clash escalated, the LAF opened fire in the air with rubber bullets where several citizens were injured.

The LAF called for security reinforcement to the region and restored the situation and opened an investigation in the issue.