Water supplies restored to besieged Libyan capital

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Water supplies to the 2.5 million residents of Tripoli were restored two days after they were cut off by gunmen, officials said on Tuesday, allowing the besieged capital to escape shortages that could have caused a humanitarian crisis.
The United Nations had condemned the closure as possible war crime. Libya’s internationally recognized government had accused forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, which have been trying to capture Tripoli, of being behind the blockage.
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Map showing current positions in Libya
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