The United Nations Support Mission in Libya, UNSMIL has welcomed the freedom of detainees by the eastern-based army.

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya, UNSMIL has welcomed the freedom of detainees by the eastern-based army.

It also welcomes the release of another eight detainees by the Libyan Arab Armed Forces, in the context of the Ceasefire Agreement reached on Oct. 23, 2020.

The Mission also added that the release of these detainees took place today at Gate 50 on the Coastal Road, Sirte, under the supervision of the Joint Military Commission, JMC.

It however, called for the release of all detainees to support national reconciliation, peace and stability in Libya. 

In another development,  the summer of 2021 ended on a violent note in Chicago, with close to 60 people having been shot between Friday afternoon and Monday.

The 58 shooting victims was the most since 2016, and seven more than Labor Day weekend 2020, suggesting the troubling double-digit spikes in violence Chicago experienced last year have continued to be a formidable challenge for the city.