Health minister calls for urgent medical supplies for remote town of Sabha, where fighting has left 147 dead and bearly 400 wounded.
"The fighting between rival armed militias, ongoing since Sunday, has spilled into the center of Libya's third largest city of Sabha on Tuesday. The country's National Transitional Council initially sent out 300 of its troops to calm the situation but the contingent had to be reinforced two-fold.
However, there are reports that the national army may have retreated from the city. "We know that they are here to try to solve the problem and not fight," Sabha fighter Oweidat al-Hifnawi told the agency. "There are unconfirmed reports that they have retreated out of the city."
"The ongoing fighting started after a man from the Tibu tribe allegedly killed a member of the Sabha tribe. The country's Health Ministry confirmed that most of the 50 dead, already killed in the clashes, perished from gunshot and shrapnel wounds. 160 more have been left injured."
Original Report at: http://rt.com/news/libya-ntc-tribal-wars-621/
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