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Clearance of 150 sites from Haftar militia mines in Tripoli

The Libyan authorities announced, on Monday, the completion of surveying and clearing 150 sites of mines laid by the militias of the general Khalifa Haftar in the Salah al-Din area south of Tripoli

This came in statements made by Brigadier Ahmed Bayou, head of the field room for demining, at the Libyan Criminal Investigation Service, reported by the media center for the Operation Volcano Anger.

Bayou said that it is among the most prominent headquarters that have been demolished, including the General Administration of Training, the Higher Institute for the Judiciary, the Police Club, the Higher Institute for Officers, the Technical School and Forensic Evidence, and the General Administration of Passports.

He pointed out that “the Chamber’s rapid response group deals continuously with the communications received by the Chamber from citizens and residents south of Tripoli.”

Bayou pointed out that the response team ended its tasks in surveying and clearing 150 sites.

Clearance of 150 sites from Haftar militia mines in Tripoli

And last Monday, the United Nations warned of the dangers posed by mines and explosives planted by the Haftar militia south of Tripoli, and said that “52 people were killed and 96 others injured due to the danger of explosives.”

With the support of Arab and European countries, the Haftar Militia launched an aggression against the capital, Tripoli, from April 4, 2019, before the Libyan army achieved victories over it, most notably the liberation of all the administrative borders of the capital, the cities of Tarhuna and Bani Walid, the entire cities of the West Coast, and the Watiyah Air Base, And towns in the western mountain.

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