Mass grave found in Sadiyah area liberated from Haftar militias: Libyan Interior Ministry
The Libyan Red Crescent found a mass grave in the Aziziye region in the south of the Libya's capital Tripoli, the country's interior ministry said in a statement. The official sources told media outlets that the mass grave was found in Sadiyah area, which was re-captured from the warlord Khalifa Haftar's militias.
A mass grave was found south of Tripoli, the Libyan Interior Ministry said Saturday.
The grave was discovered in the Sadiyah area where was recaptured from forces loyal to eastern warlord Khalifa Haftar, the ministry said in a statement.
A mother, father and two children were buried inside the grave.
Following the ouster of late ruler Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya's new government was founded in 2015 under a UN-led political agreement.
The government, however, has been under attack by Haftar's forces since April 2019. While France, Egypt, Russia, and UAE support Haftar, directly or indirectly, Turkey has shown solidarity with the UN-recognized, legitimate government representing the will of the Libyan people.
Haftar's illegal forces in eastern Libya have launched numerous attacks to capture Tripoli, the nation's capital, with more than 1,000 killed in the violence.