UPDATE 1-Libya's rival forces warn Thinni govt against independent oil sales

April 8, 2015 7:26 AM

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TRIPOLI, April 8 (Reuters) - Libyan forces opposed to the country's internationally recognized government have warned it that any attempts to export oil independently would force them to take military action to seize oil ports and facilities.

The conflict over oil is intensifying in Libya, where two rival governments, each backed by loose coalitions of ex-rebels who once fought together to oust Muammar Gaddafi, are battling for control of the North African OPEC producer.

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