TRIPOLI Dec 26 Dozens of Libyan militiamen
blocked the entrance to the central bank and port in the capital
Tripoli on Thursday, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister
Ali Zeidan, a witness said.
Libya is in turmoil with Zeidan's government struggling to
assert control of the North African country awash with arms from
the 2011 uprising which ousted Muammar Gaddafi.
Armed men drove up to the central bank in trucks on the
seafront in central Tripoli and stopped staff from entering the
building, the witness said.
"Central bank staff were told to go home," he said.
The militiamen then blocked the entrance to Tripoli's nearby
No more details were immediately available about the militia
Dozens of militias help topple Gaddafi and refuse to disarm
so that they can press political and financial demands.