Many forced to flee Libya's besieged Derna

Five months of fighting in eastern Libya has forced many families to seek help in the capital Tripoli.

    People are fleeing the city of Derna, which is besieged by a self-declared army battling to control the oil-rich region.

    Many families are now in Tripoli seeking help, some are relying on government aid just to get by.

     

    Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports from Tripoli.


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