Libyan Government of National Accord Accuses Haftar Forces of School Shelling

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The Government of National Unity (GNA) led by Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj accused Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s forces of conducting an air strike against Al-Quds School in the southern capital, Tripoli, where there was a refugee reception centre.
“We strongly condemn the bombing of a school in the Ain Zara region and consider it a new war crime against civilians,” the Presidential Council said in a statement.
No one was injured during the strike, according to media reports, but the centre’s administration had to move the refugees to a safer place.
Since 4 April, the Libyan national army, led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has launched an offensive against Tripoli, where the government of national unity is located. Air strikes against loyal force positions began in the Tripoli area a week ago. A plane of the Libyan National Army ANL, pro-Haftar) attacked the only airport in the Libyan capital, Tripoli Mitiga Airport, causing all flights to be cancelled. However, the airport resumed some of its activity later.
Video: Pro-Haftar helicopter attacks GNA troops

Military operation “Volcano of Rage” (GNA)
Mustafa al Mujahie, spokesman for the military operation “Volcano of Rage”, said that Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj’s government forces were advancing on different axes and had managed to completely cut off links between Tripoli and Gharyan, a city controlled by Haftar south of the capital. “Our forces are advancing and soon the battle against Haftar’s forces will take place in the open areas,” said Al Mujahie. In Sirte, 450 kilometres east of Tripoli, a force from the city of Misrata (pro-GNA) “succeeded in attacking a supply convoy of Haftar forces,” al Mujahie said. “This convoy was carrying food and fuel for the 188th Battalion of Haftar Forces: we also took several prisoners,” added Al Mujahie.
121 dead and nearly 600 wounded in the fighting near Tripoli (WHO)
At least 121 people have been killed and 561 others injured since Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s offensive against the Libyan capital began on 4 April, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday night.
The Libyan Parliament – the government of eastern Libya allied to Marshal Haftar – refuses to work with the GNA
After the overthrow and murder of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, a political crisis broke out in Libya. Today, the country is divided between two opposing powers. The parliament elected by the people sits in the east and the GNA is based in the capital Tripoli. The Government of National Unity (GNA) led by Fayez Sarraj leads the country with the support of the UN and the European Union. The authorities in the eastern part of the country operate independently of Tripoli and cooperate with the ANL, which has waged a long-lasting war against Islamist militants. The UN proposes to hold general elections in Libya in the spring of 2019, with the aim of forming a legitimate and universally recognized authority.