UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Fighting between the forces of eastern Libya (the Libyan National Army) and forces loyal to the Tripoli government has killed 56 people in the capital, the United Nations said.
The World Health Organization said in a statement that among the dead were two doctors and an ambulance driver. It did not say whether the remaining casualties were civilians or combatants.
Libyan National Army forces led by Khalifa Hafer took up positions in the suburbs about 11 km (20 miles) south of the capital on Thursday morning.
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