Defence minister fired over Libya battles | News | Al Jazeera

Defence minister fired over Libya battles

Mohammed al-Barghathi sacked by prime minister after rival militias turned Tripoli into battlefield.

    Libya's defence minister has been sacked after rival militias turned the capital Tripoli into a battlefield.

    The prime minister described the clashes as a suicidal scene and said his government will get to the bottom of it. 

    At least 10 people have been killed in the fighting.

    Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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