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Libyan Newswire

Presidential Council Urges Residents of Al Garabouli to Exercise Self Restraint

Tripoli, The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord has urged the residents of Al Garabouli to exercise self restraint after the clashes in the town that left dozens killed or wounded. In a statement the Council issued on Wednesday, it called for 'good offices to be used to save lives, and said the checkpoint in Al Garabouli would be run by the Police and regular Army units. The Council said a committee was to be set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident in which 29 people were killed and 20 wounded as a result of clashes between youth from the city and elements of Al Garbouli and Gasr Al Akhyar checkpoints during which a fireworks depot exploded. It called on everybody to work with the Council to stop the bloodshed and to track down the culprits and bring them to justice.

Source: Libyan News Agency