"Unfortunately, more than 70 man have been killed and more than 150 injured, "- he said at a news conference in Tripoli. According to representatives of the local municipality, now discontinued conflict.
The epicenter of the clashes was the fourth-largest city country Sabha, where local militias were fighting with the Toubou tribe. Earlier, the Interior Ministry has sent to the conflict zone several hundred of their own employees to help government troops who tried to end the violence in the central areas of the town.
After the fall of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi's fall in 2011 Libya not once clashes broke out between different factions of the former opposition members who participated in the overthrow of Libyan favorite, often with guns tried to resolve differences and local tribes.
In February, tribal clashes in the town of Kufra in the south-east Libya claimed the lives of more than 100 man. Then they have also participated came from representatives of the tube and the other tribe — zuvayya. The Provisional Government was forced to put into the battle area army troops to stop the violence.
City Sabha, located 750 kilometers from the capital Tripoli, is the major city in the south of the country and the estate of the tribe of al-Gaddafi, who was a native of Muammar Gaddafi himself, which died at the hands of the rebels Oct. 20, 2011.