Media: in the South of Libya, at least 60 people were killed in armed clashes

© AP Photo / Manu BraboВид on the city of Sirte, Libya. Archival photoMedia: in the South of Libya, at least 60 people were killed in armed clashes© AP Photo / Manu Brabo

Armed clashes in southern Libya led to the deaths of at least 60 people, reports Reuters with reference to military and medical sources.

A representative of the so-called Libyan national army compounds which control the airbase in Marriage-al-Shati, said that the facility was attacked by militants from the rival factions.

Local doctors reported that the hospital delivered 60 bodies — both military and civilians. The brigade commander defending base, said that more than 80 victims.

In Libya now is diarchy in the East of the country in the city of Tobruk, sits a Parliament elected by people, and in the West in the capital Tripoli ruled formed with the support of the UN and Europe, the government of national consent headed by Fathom Barragem.

The authorities of the Eastern part of the country operate independently from Tripoli to cooperate with the national army led by Khalifa Haftarot that leads a protracted war with the Islamists.

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