Two civilians were killed and eight injured on Thursday in an airstrike by eastern Libyan forces on north-western Libya, according to local hospital officials.

Jets loyal to military commander Khalifa Haftar bombed Az-Zawiyah city, according to Az-Zawiyah teaching hospital.

Earlier on Thursday, the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) announced in a statement that many civilians were killed and injured due to an airstrike affiliated with Haftar forces, with a pharmacy and commercial shops damaged in the city, without mentioning a specific number.

Az-Zawiyah is among the cities that declared public aversion to confronting Haftar forces who was

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