Fighting reaches Libyan center holding migrants

In Qasr Ben Ghashir, 20 km south of Tripoli

24 April, 15:58

    (ANSAmed) - BENGHAZI, APRIL 24 - The fighting in Libya has reached a detention center holding hundreds of migrants and refugees, AP quoted Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for the UN secretary-general, as saying on Wednesday. Dujarric said that the Qasr Ben Ghashir detention centre, holding some 890 refugees and migrants, had been "breached by armed actors." The facility is 20 kilometres (12.5 miles) south of central Tripoli.

    The UN says some 3,600 refugees and migrants are held in facilities near the front lines of fighting between the ''Libyan National Army'' under General Khalifa Haftar and other heavily-armed militias.(ANSAmed).

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