Trapped migrants injured by shooting in Libya, MSF

In detention center south of Tripoli

26 April, 13:51

    (ANSAmed) - ROME, APRIL 26 - A group of migrants has reportedly been injured by shooting in a detention center in Qasr Bin Gashir, over 30 km south of Tripoli near the international airport.

    The area is at the center of fighting between government forces and those under General Khalifa Haftar.

    Reports were from Doctors Without Borders (MSF), which said that it had identified injuries by firearms by analyzing photos and videos.

    MSF said that a violent attack in the detention center had been reported on April 23, where over 700 unarmed men, women, and children were trapped.

    The organization added that: ''Conflicting accounts by both media and humanitarian agencies on the ground failed to provide a clear picture of what transpired, and the extent of the injuries incurred. Multiple reports suggested several deaths and at least 12 people injured.'' (ANSAmed).

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