At least 12 killed in tribal clash in Libya

August 24, 2012 02:01

TRIPOLI - At least 12 people were killed and dozens more wounded in heavy clashes between two tribes near the western town of Zlitan on Thursday, an official source said.

Heavy weaponry were used in the violence, including 14 mm anti-aircraft canons, the source said. The clash was sparked by a dispute between two families from the al-Haly and al-Fawatra tribes. The source could not say what the dispute was about.

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