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UNSMIL says attack on Benghazi power generation station amounts to war crime.

UNSMIL says attack on Benghazi power generation station amounts to war crime.Wednsday , 13-01-2016 – 20:06:00

Tripoli, 13.01.2016(Lana) Deputy Special Representative to the UN Secretary General and UN Resident Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in libya, Ali al-Zatari has vigorously condemned the recent attack that targeted Benghazi power generation station, saying the attack amounts to a war crime. In a statement Wednesday, al-Zatari expressed profound concern over humanitarian situation in the country. He pointed out that such despicable attacks represent an additional pressure on already exhausted service rendering mechanisms. I was shocked by such acts that directly impact lives of civilians and that attacks on civilian targets and service rendering institutions are attacks on ordinary people which is prohibited by international humanitarian law and amounts to a war crime, he added. Al-Zatari urged all parties to ensure the security and safety of service rendering institutions that cater for the basic need of all Libyans. =Lana=

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