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Air strike on Libyan migrant detention center

Migrants carry the remains of their belongings from among rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, Libya July 3, 2019. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Migrants carry the remains of their belongings from among rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, Libya July 3, 2019. An air strike hit a detention...more

Migrants carry the remains of their belongings from among rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, Libya July 3, 2019. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Blood stains are seen on a police car at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. It was the highest publicly reported toll from an air strike or shelling since eastern forces under Khalifa Haftar launched a ground and aerial offensive three months ago to take Tripoli, the base of Libya's internationally recognized government.

United Nations Libya envoy Ghassan Salame condemned the strike, saying it "clearly amounts to the level of a war crime". REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Blood stains are seen on a police car at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. It was the highest publicly reported toll from an air strike or shelling since eastern forces under...more

Blood stains are seen on a police car at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. It was the highest publicly reported toll from an air strike or shelling since eastern forces under Khalifa Haftar launched a ground and aerial offensive three months ago to take Tripoli, the base of Libya's internationally recognized government. United Nations Libya envoy Ghassan Salame condemned the strike, saying it "clearly amounts to the level of a war crime". REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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A wounded migrant receives medical care after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura, in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said it was the second strike on the center during the recent fighting, even though its coordinates had been communicated to the warring sides. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

A wounded migrant receives medical care after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura, in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said it was the second strike on the center...more

A wounded migrant receives medical care after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura, in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said it was the second strike on the center during the recent fighting, even though its coordinates had been communicated to the warring sides. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Belongings of migrants are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Libya is one of the main departure points for African migrants, fleeing poverty and war, to try to reach Italy by boat, but many are picked up and brought back by the Libyan coast guard, supported by the European Union. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Belongings of migrants are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Libya is one of the main departure points for African migrants, fleeing poverty and war, to try to reach...more

Belongings of migrants are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Libya is one of the main departure points for African migrants, fleeing poverty and war, to try to reach Italy by boat, but many are picked up and brought back by the Libyan coast guard, supported by the European Union. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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A migrant picks up her belongings from rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. The hangar-type detention center is next to a military camp, one of several in Tajoura, east of Tripoli s center, which have been targeted by air strikes for weeks. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

A migrant picks up her belongings from rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. The hangar-type detention center is next to a military camp, one of several in...more

A migrant picks up her belongings from rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. The hangar-type detention center is next to a military camp, one of several in Tajoura, east of Tripoli s center, which have been targeted by air strikes for weeks. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Migrants' clothes are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Migrants' clothes are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Migrants' clothes are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Wounded migrants lie on hospital beds after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura, in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Wounded migrants lie on hospital beds after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura, in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Wounded migrants lie on hospital beds after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura, in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Satellite imagery of the aftermath of the airstrike that hit a migrant centre in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Satellite image  2019 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Satellite imagery of the aftermath of the airstrike that hit a migrant centre in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Satellite image 2019 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Satellite imagery of the aftermath of the airstrike that hit a migrant centre in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Satellite image 2019 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
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Bags with bodies of migrants who died after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura are seen in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Bags with bodies of migrants who died after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura are seen in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Bags with bodies of migrants who died after an air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in Tajoura are seen in Tripoli Central Hospital, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Blood stains are seen amidst debris at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, that was hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Blood stains are seen amidst debris at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, that was hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Blood stains are seen amidst debris at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, that was hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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A policeman is seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

A policeman is seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

A policeman is seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli,, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS

Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli,, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS

Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli,, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS
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Blood stains are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Blood stains are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Blood stains are seen at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS

Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS

Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS
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A migrant picks up her belongings from among rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

A migrant picks up her belongings from among rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

A migrant picks up her belongings from among rubble at a detention centre for mainly African migrants that was hit by an airstrike in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS

Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS

Security and emergency personnel work at site of an airstrike at a detention centre for mainly African migrants, in a suburb of Tripoli, July 3. Courtesy of Jihaz Mukafahat Alhijrat Alghyr Shareia/Social Media via REUTERS
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Migrants are seen with their belongings at the yard of a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Migrants are seen with their belongings at the yard of a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Migrants are seen with their belongings at the yard of a detention centre for mainly African migrants, hit by an airstrike, in the Tajoura suburb of Tripoli, July 3. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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