Tripoli, 14 August:
Employees at Hawari Hospital in Benghazi have been on strike since Sunday, in protest at the lack of security . . .[restrict]provision for staff.
Attacks on medical professionals are a growing concern in Libya’s hospitals. A Jordanian nurse at a hospital in Sirte sustained serious injuries after being stabbed by a group of patients on Friday and has since been repatriated.
Staff at Hawari Hospital have grown concerned that they are unable to carry out their work safely, after a series of dangerous incidents.
It is understood that attacks the attacks often involve injured militiamen, and that both patients and staff have been targetted.