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50 dead in fresh Libyan violence

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The number of victims of tribal clashes in the south of Libya has reached 50 people. The epicenter of the clashes is the fourth largest city in the country Sabha.

The ongoing armed clashes there between the Awlad-Suleiman and Toubou Tribes erupted on Monday night after a member of the tribes was killed.

Inter-ethnic conflicts in Libya have been frequent after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi last fall.

The country is being torn apart by powerful tribes seeking a federal state.

Mar 28, 2012




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The clashes erupted between the Awlad Suleiman and Toubou tribes in city of Sebha, Libya’s fourth largest city, the Egyptian newspaper Al-Shuruq reports.

In February, bloody clashes between the Zawya and Toubou tribes in the southeast of the country. Interethnic conflicts become more frequent after the fall of the Gaddafi regime last autumn.

Libya is being torn apart by influential tribes seeking a federative state.

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