April 3, 2019 / 6:46 PM / 8 months ago

Tripoli government declares alert after eastern Libya forces move west

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya’s internationally recognized government, which controls the capital Tripoli, declared a general military alert on Wednesday after eastern forces said they were moving west, a statement said.

“We have issued instructions and declared a general alert to all military and security forces from military and army belonging to us to be prepared,” the Tripoli government said in a statement.

Reporting by Ahmed Elumami and Hesham Hajali, Writing by Ulf Laessing, Editing by William Maclean

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