Libya’s UN-recognized government on Wednesday launched a new military push against the forces of warlord Khalifa Haftar.

The Operation Peace Storm of the Government of National Accord (GNA) took aim at Haftar’s forces south of Tripoli, the capital, said the GNA press center.

The operation was launched in response to Haftar’s militias repeated violations of the cease-fire and attacks on civilians in Tripoli, it added.

Haftar militias on Tuesday attacked a hospital in Ain Zara province, wounding three healthcare providers. In the last two days, rocket attacks by Haftar militias claimed the lives of six civilians.

Osama al-Juwaili, the

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