Four dead and 232 wounded in Benghazi altercations during October

Alwasat - Cairo Wed 07 Nov 2018, 02:34 PM
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Benghazi's Al-Jala Hospital received fourd dead and 232 injured; as a result of armed clashes and altercations that took place in various parts of the city during the month of October.

A medical source tells Alwasat that the hospital received the bodies of received the bodies of Abd al-Salam Rafa Mohammed, 29, Ramadan Abdul-Salam Osman al-Darsi, 30, Khalid Hussein Saleh Zaqlam, 42, Ashraf Hussein Saleh Zaqlam, 44. In addition to receiving 232 wounded with injuries between "simple" and "medium" and "critical."

The source pointed out that the majority were victims of bullet wounds due to quarrels between young people between the ages of 18-35.

The hospital received 4017 cases from armed clashes, armed robberies and domestic assaults in 2017, compared with 3,039 in 2016 and 1635 in 2015.

Like other Libyan cities, Benghazi suffers from the chaos and the proliferation of arms that successive governments have failed to gather since the fall of the former regime.

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