Libya: Demonstrators storm seat of parliament in Tobruk

Demonstrations have stormed the Tobruk-based Libyan Parliament, on Friday. The demonstrators were protesting against deteriorating living conditions and the political deadlock, media reported.

 

Several TV channels claimed that demonstrators “entered the interior of the building and carried out looting.”

 

Images aired by the TV channels showed “thick columns of black smoke rising from the perimeter of the building after angry young protesters burned tires,” reports AFP.

About Khalid Al Mouahidi 3696 Articles
Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network