8.000 killed, 90.000 displaced: See the devastation of war Benghazi

Mon Apr 27, 2015 17:20:26

Factional fighting continued to rage in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which has been ravaged by conflict since last October.

More than 800 people have died - many of them civilians - in clashes between Islamist militants and forces loyal to the internationally-recognized government in Tobruk.

Government fighters claim to be making advances and gaining more ground every day in fighting in the south-west of the city, and hope they will take over northern Benghazi within a week.

More than 90,000 civilians have been displaced, and random shelling and rocket attacks have caused extensive damage.

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