The Health Ministry of Libya’s United Nations-backed government says four people have been injured when an airstrike hit a field hospital in south of the capital Tripoli.
The ministry said in a statement that the field hospital in Asswani area, southern Tripoli has been attacked by an airstrike, injuring three ambulance drivers and a paramedic.
It condemned the unethical direct targeting of the hospital, adding that the strike caused great damage to the hospital.
The ministry’s Head of Emergency and Crisis Department, Fawzi Wanis said this was the second time the field hospital were attacked, despite the fact that it is located away from the conflict areas.
The eastern-based army has been leading a military campaign since early April to take over Tripoli from the government.
According to the World Health Organization, WHO, the fighting has so far killed more than 1,000 people and injured more than five thousand seven others, while more than one hundred thousand have fled their homes because of the armed conflict.