Three killed in Libya capital as UN debates ceasefire demand

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Three killed in Libya capital as UN debates ceasefire demandRocket fire on the Libyan capital, which the UN-recognised unity government blamed on military strongman Khalifa Haftar, killed three people late on Tuesday as the Security Council haggled over a ceasefire. Diplomats have long complained that Libyan peace efforts have been stymied by major power backing for the rival sides and Haftar ally Russia has quibbled over the proposed wording of the ceasefire demand even as the bombardment of Tripoli intensifies. AFP journalists heard seven loud explosions as rockets also hit the city centre, the first since Haftar's Libyan National Army militia launched an offensive on April 4 to capture the capital from the government and its militia allies.

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