United Nations documents 647 civilian casualties since start of Tripoli offensive

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The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said it had documented 647 civilian casualties since last April, when Khalifa Haftar’s offensive on Tripoli began

In a letter by the UN envoy Ghassan Salame to commemorate the International Human Rights Day, he said the casualties were 284 deaths and 363 injuries in Libya.

Salame added that airstrikes were the leading cause of civilian casualties, accounting for 394 (182 deaths and 212 injured), followed by ground fighting, summary executions, improvised explosive devices, abductions and killings.

Via Libya Observer

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