A building which witnesses say was hit by a rocket burns in the Sarraj district of Tripoli. REUTERS/Stringer
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On the ground, the Islamist militia umbrella group Dawn of Libya said it has also taken hold of other locations in the capital controlled by the rival militias, drawing to a close one chapter in a prolonged confrontation between the Islamist-allied militia, largely from Misrata, and the powerful militia from the western mountains of Zintan.A Dawn of Libya militia field commander said his forces are in control of Tripoli and adjacent cities, pushing back the rival Zintan forces some 90 km south of the capital.Fresh clashes Saturday in Benghazi pitting forces loyal to renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar against a group of Islamist militias called The Benghazi Revolutionary Shura Council left eight troops killed and 35 wounded, a health official said.
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