January 19, 2019 / 6:20 PM / 6 months ago

News photographer killed in Tripoli clashes

TRIPOLI, Jan 19 (Reuters) - A freelance photographer who works for the Associated Press was killed in clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a government official and family said.

Mohamed Ben Khalifa died of a random shell in the Libyan capital while covering the clashes.

The fighting broke out this week, breaching a shaky ceasefire brokered by the United Nations in September. (Reporting by Ahmed Elumami and Ulf Laessing Writing by Hesham Hajali Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

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