“The existence of weapons outside the army and police is dangerous,” Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said in a speech delivered shortly after the clashes. “All armed militias need to leave Tripoli, without exception.”
Thousands of protesters gathered in the Libyan capital, calling to intensify the security presence and end the militias’ rule established in 2011, after the uprising that ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi.
- Deaths at Libya militia protest (bbc.co.uk)
- Report: Libyan militia kill protesters (edition.cnn.com)
- Libya: deadly clashes at anti-militia protest in Tripoli (euronews.com)