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Libya warns of 'humanitarian disaster' over fuel fire

Libya has requested international assistance to put out a fire at a large fuel storage site in Tripoli that was hit by a rocket during militia clashes.

The huge blaze could cause a "humanitarian and environmental disaster," the government has warned.

At least 97 people have been killed in fighting between rival militia groups battling for control of Tripoli's main airport in the past week.

Rana Jawad reports.

  • 28 Jul 2014
  • From the section Africa
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