Middle East

Libya violence ramps up as foreigners instructed to flee

Libyan volunteers prepare to leave the Libyan capital Tripoli with goods loaded trucks on July 27, 2014 before a distribution to help the residents of the town of Qasr bin Ghashir, 30 kms south of Tripoli, near the International Airport, where fighting between rival factions continues. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 28, 2014, on page 10.




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