The transitional government of Lybia confirmed that they slide down into the civil war if Tripoli’s armed force were not brought under control.
A civil war in Lybia?
On Tuesday Mustafa Abdel-Jalil, leader of the Transitional National Council said that the government faced harsh options as it struggled to restraint in thousands of fighters who joined regional militias against Col Muammar el-Qaddafi. He further said that they deal with these violations in a more strict way and put the Libyans in a military confrontation, which we don’t accept, or we split and there will be a civil war. From many defectors of Colonel Qaddafi’s military and other former rebel fighters, transitional leaders are trying to create a robust army. The armed forces are unwilling to defuse because they hope to protect their regions’ interests as the future government takes shape.
Still fire in Lybia
At a checkpoint run by the militia on the road to Tripoli’s international airport a powerful armed from the western mountain town of Zintan exchanged fire attacks with the soldiers from the Libyan National Army. Moreover the Tripoli militias were engaged with a shootout, in which two fighters were shot dead. As per The New York Times of air strike sites found credible evidence of dozens of civilians killed. According to NTC leader the civil wars may arise due to the conflicts between the militias.
According to the Associated Press, Baso Sangqu, South Africa’s ambassador to the United Nations is responsible for holding rotating Security Council presidency for January arrange an investigation into human rights ill-treatment committed in Libya, including by NATO. Mr. Sangqu further said that they were supposed to be on strikes but they were not clear in an exact way. According to the NATO the operation was carried out precisely. If clashes between the militias aren’t brought under control, then it may cause civil war in Libya.