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Libyan Newswire

Za’atari condemns air strikes on residential areas in Derna city.

Tripoli, - Vice president of the UNSMIL "Ali Za'atari" , had condemned the air strikes , that been launched recently on residential areas in Derna city , which resulted in casualties among civilians. Za'atari in the UNSMIL statement , on Friday , said that according to the information , that two children , two men and a women were killed , while six children , a woman and a man were injured , as a result of four air strikes in Derna city , between the 4th and 15th of June 2016. Za'atari urged for stopping the ongoing air strikes , launched in urban areas with civilian residents , expressing his deep condolences to the victims' families , and wishing those injured a speedy recovery. The UNSMIL vice president , called on all parties in Libya , to obligate and respect the international humanitarian law , pointing out that the direct and random strikes on civilians , are considered as war crimes , and should punish those responsible for them.

Source: Libyan News Agency

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