Tripoli celebrates defeat of Libya's rebel leader Khalifa Haftar

Residents of the Libyan capital Tripoli celebrated defeat of rebel group aligned to Khalifa Haftar's eastern forces.

Forces loyal to Libya's UN-recognised government overrun Haftar's last western stronghold, following a 14-month assault on Tripoli.

"They are celebrating the victories in Tripoli. The children are here and there are a lot of people. Despite everything we persisted and achieved victory and we will keep on doing so.

"We will clean Libya of everyone who opposes a civil state, wh…

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