Troops allied to the Tripoli government moved more vehicles from the western city of Misrata to defend the capital. Since Qaddafi’s downfall, the country has been divided between the UN-backed government in Tripoli and the parallel administration allied to Haftar
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has documented about 40 civilian casualties – 18 deaths and 22 injuries – during the month of September due to conflict and hostilities across the country.
One month after the clashes erupted in Libya's capital Tripoli, a UN-backed ceasefire was agreed upon. The ceasefire between the fighting factions in Tripoli has allowed for the return of displaced residents to their homes.
On Monday 10th of September, armed men attacked the offices of National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Staff reported that several people were injured by the attackers who they estimate to be between three and five gunmen.
Tripoli has been gripped by deadly tribal violence as militias vie for control of Libya's state funds and vast natural resources. The clashes have renewed once again, casting doubt over whether the planned Libyan Elections will take place later this year or not.