LIBYAN MILITIAS BATTLE HIFTER'S FORCES MARCHING ON TRIPOLI

LIBYAN MILITIAS BATTLE HIFTER'S FORCES MARCHING ON TRIPOLI

MILITIAS IN WESTERN LIBYA FOUGHT FORCES UNDER RIVAL ARMY COMMANDER KHALIFA HIFTER ON FRIDAY, CAPTURING 100 OF HIS SOLDIERS AND WAGING AN AIRSTRIKE ON ONE O

"We are the revolutionaries and the elders ... we declare we are in full mobilization and war," they said in a video statement posted online.
He said the soldiers' commander was being investigated.
Also, Misrata militias launched an airstrike targeting Hifter's position at the foot of the mountains of Nafusa, he said.
"I am leaving Libya with heavy heart and deep concern," he told reporters at the airport shortly after meeting with Hifter.
"I still hope, if possible, to avoid armed confrontation around Tripoli," he said.

BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Militias in western Libya fought forces under rival army commander Khalifa Hifter on Friday, capturing 100 of his soldiers and waging an airstrike on one of his positions a day after he declared an...

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