UN mission in Libya condemns deadly attack on Turkish ship

11 May 2015

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has today condemned an attack against a Turkish vessel off the Libyan coast which caused the death of one sailor and injuries to others.

In a statement released today, the Mission said it regretted the loss of life and called for a thorough investigation of the circumstances surrounding the attack.

The statement continued, urging all military actors in Libya to exercise caution in the conduct of their operations and to undertake all necessary measures to avoid targeting civilians and civilian objects and facilities in the ongoing conflict.


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