US evacuates embassy staff from Libya due to militia clashes
The US says it has temporarily evacuated its staff from the Libyan capital Tripoli over security concerns.
Staff, including marine guards providing security to the embassy, have been transferred to Tunisia "due to the ongoing violence resulting from clashes between Libyan militias," it stated.
Secretary of State John Kerry said there was a "real risk" to staff.
Rana Jawad reports from Tripoli.
26 Jul 2014
- From the section Africa