Militiamen fire on protesters in Libya

2013-11-15 17:55
Libyan doctors help a Libyan civilian, who was shot in his arm and his stomach during a raid in Libya. (Mohammad Hannon, AP)

Libyan doctors help a Libyan civilian, who was shot in his arm and his stomach during a raid in Libya. (Mohammad Hannon, AP)

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Tripoli - Libyan militiamen opened fire on Friday on a crowd wanting them to move out of their headquarters in southern Tripoli, wounding at least two people, an AFP journalist witnessed.

Hundreds of people in the Gharghour district converged on the Misrata militia's headquarters to press their demands when gunmen inside fired into the air to scare them off.

But when the crowd continued to approach the building, the gunmen started firing at them.

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