UNSMIL calls upon the Government to provide greater security to Tawerga IDPs
UNSMIL has expressed its serious concerns to the authorities about an incident involving attacks against Tawerga IDPs on the morning of 6 February at the IDP camp at Janzur Marine Academy, near Tripoli. Based on direct interviews with witnesses and injured victims, UNSMIL is now able to confirm that a total of seven people were killed three inside the Academy and four during a street demonstration by the Tawergas immediately following the shooting incident. Three of the dead were children and two were women. In addition, nineteen people were injured. Three Tawerga demonstrators are still under detention.