Italian Effort to Stop Migrants Fuels Bloody Battle in Libya

Published: 5/10/2017
Italian Effort to Stop Migrants Fuels Bloody Battle in Libya
Source: WWW.VOANEWS.COM

It began when a Libyan militia paid by Italy to stop migrants heading to Europe intercepted a group of human traffickers offshore. That confrontation has spiraled into a weeks-long battle among rival militias for control of a Libyan coastal city that has left dozens dead.   The bloodshed in the city of Sabratha is in part an unexpected consequence of Europe's effort to stem the flow of migrants f

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