LIBYAPROSPECT – Tripoli
Sources from Tripoli said that there are massive explosions around Abusleem area and Rixos hotel and the hospitality palaces in Tripoli, on Thursday.
Eye-witnesses said that clashes between the battalion under the leadership of the commander Tareq Durman and the battalion under the leadership of Abdul-Ghani Al-Kikly in Al-Nasr Forest nearby Abusleem area.
The battalion of the commander Tareq Durman is supported by two other battalions, from Ghot Al-Shaal and Zawiat Al-Dahmani.
On the other hand, one of the witnesses said that he had seen a fierce fighting using tanks and heavy weapons. He stressed that the clashes are not between the battalion of the commander Abdul-Ghani Al-Kikly and the forces of Rixos hotel.
The witnesses said that most there is a fire smoke seen in the sky of the area. The reason for the fighting and what parties involved is still mysterious.