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Libya: Death toll climbs, 4 more people killed in latest strikes

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The death toll mounted, as the latest round of shelling by forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, killed four more people and injured 23 people here on Tuesday. The death toll now stands at 125 people deceased.

Quoting local media, reported that three homes were destroyed by surface to surface missiles launched from southern

The Health Organization had previously said that at least 121 people were killed while scores of others were injured ever since clashes broke out between Haftar's and the Libyan armed forces.

has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of dictator The LNA-backed parliament controlled the east of Libya, while the UN-backed interim (GNA) governs Libya's western region from

Haftar announced an attack against on April 4 to capture the capital and the entire west of from the GNA, headed by United Nations-backed

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 08:45 IST