Libya Civil War News Updates -- April 28, 2019

Al Jazeera: House-to-house battles as Libyan forces push back against Haftar

Tripoli-allied forces appear to gain ground against Haftar's LNA as officials say four civilians killed in LNA raids.

Forces backing Libya's internationally recognised government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of the capital, Tripoli, on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground.

Government soldiers, some in jeans and t-shirts, took cover by abandoned buildings as they fired on Haftar's positions. Some carried anti-aircraft guns they had had to remove from their trucks to get through the narrow streets.

Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA), which is allied to a rival administration in eastern Libya, mounted an offensive on Tripoli three weeks ago, but despite heavy fighting has failed to breach the city's southern defences.

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Libya Civil War News Updates -- April 28, 2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles -- Reuters
Libya: Tripoli hit by airstrikes -- DW
Air strike hits Tripoli as eastern Libyan forces send warship to oil port -- Reuters
Libya's Interior Minister: Aircraft striking Tripoli belong to two Arab countries -- Libya Observer
Libyan GNA Claims Foreign-Owned Warplanes Behind Strikes on Tripoli -- Sputnik
Haftar sends warship to eastern oil port as air strikes on Tripoli continue -- Middle East Eye
Haftar's Forces Reportedly Sent Warship to Secure Oil Export Port -- Sputnik
Libya's GNA to launch offensive on Haftar's forces 'within days' -- Al Jazeera

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