Libya: Clashes between Toubous and Ouled Slimane tribe in Sebha
March 02, 2018
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Since fighting began on 22 February, heavy and medium weapons have been used during fightings in Sebha, in South-Western Libya. The clashes between Toubous and members of the tribe Ouled Slimane intensified after a precarious calm during the day. The situation remains confused and information from the field are contradictory. Toubous militias could be supported by people from Chad, Sudan and Nigeria.
They reportedly attacked several bases of the Libyan National Army (ANL), including the airport and the city's historic citadel. According to witnesses, the Chadian flag was briefly hoisted above the Al Jabal hotel next to the Toubous flag.
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