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Libya crisis: Humanitarian concerns in Tripoli

Living conditions in Tripoli are becoming increasingly desperate, with most of Libya's capital without water, electricity or proper sanitation.

Hospitals are running short of supplies, and food and fuel are difficult to come by.

The BBC's Wyre Davies is in the city and said there are serious concerns that the situation will worsen in the coming days.

Fighting in the capital has died down, though clashes continue in the east.

  • 27 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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