Rights group says militias committed "war crimes"

September 8, 2014 12:05 PM

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CAIRO (AP) - An international rights group on Monday accused warring militias in Libya of committing violations that amount to war crimes during a battle the past month for control over the capital's airport.

The five weeks of fighting over Tripoli's airport, along with a parallel battle between militias in Libya's second largest city Benghazi, drove some 100,000 Libyans from their homes and prompted 150,000 foreigners to flee the country. The battles over the past week have been Libya's worst bout of vi...

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