Of them children were killed after a mine laid by the Russian group Wagner exploded near the Libyan capital on Tuesday, according to a statement from the unit government noted.
the explosion took place in the Ain Zera region a civilian area where the mercenaries had planted improvised explosives before leaving, the government’s Burkan al-Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) Operation Press Center said.
the children, identified as Maad and Zaida Aburas, died in the explosion, officials said.
There are still about 7,000 Wagnerian mercenaries in Libya, according to a press release made speak head of Libyan High Council of Khalid Mishri State on December 12, 2021.
lives of civilians are frequently put in danger by mines laid by forces loyal to putschist General Khalifa Haftar.
Foreign mercenaries and weapons have been pouring into the country since Haftar launched son offensive, with Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) serving as putschist general’s best suppliers. According to the United Nations, 20,000 foreign and/or mercenary forces are in Libya.
Oil-rich Libya has been torn apart by years of violence, drawing in tribal militias, terrorists and mercenaries since the 2011 overthrow and killing of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi in a Western-backed uprising.
the latest the escalation has begun on On April 4, 2019, when warlord Haftar, a former Gaddafi loyalist and former CIA asseta attacked Tripoli’s headquarters of the government recognized by the UN of OK national (GNA).
Hundreds of people died and some 200,000 people were displaced by the assault of Haftar’s forces backed by mercenary forces from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Russia.
But then the GNA, with stage-up support from Turkey, pushed back potential invaders and launched a counter-offensive fast who recovered all of northwest of Libya.