The force supporting the security directorates in the regions in Libya said, on Friday, that an armed group clashed with it and tried to storm the main headquarters of the force, which resulted in deaths and injuries. Armed clashes and the sound of gunfire was heard near Tripoli Airport Road.
Earlier, the Libyan newspaper, Al-Marsad, reported that clashes took place on the Tripoli Airport road between armed groups affiliated with the Defense and the Interior, and there were deaths and injuries.
Libyan sources told Al-Arabiya that the 444th Brigade had intervened in Tripoli to end the airport road clashes.
The airport road intersection south of Tripoli is still closed due to clashes.
(Tripoli witnessed complete chaos, on Friday, as hundreds of illegal immigrants managed to escape from a detention center in the Libyan capital, due to poor living conditions and inhumane conditions.
Pictures and videos showed the moment the migrants escaped from the center Detention in the Ghout al-Shamal neighborhood, and their spread in the streets and neighborhoods of the capital, Tripoli. The footage also showed some injured migrants, which is likely to be exposed to shooting, in a scene that caused panic among the residents of the capital, Tripoli, amid the complete absence of the security services.
Meanwhile, the International Organization for Migration announced, on Friday, the killing of At least 5 migrants in a shooting at a detention center in Libya.