Battle for Tripoli: Libya coastguard braces for naval offensive - The Libyan Report

Battle for Tripoli: Libya coastguard braces for naval offensive

Libya's coastguard is on alert as the battle for control of Tripoli threatens to spread to the sea.

Forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar have been fighting for months on the capital's outskirts.

Now the UN-recognised government is taking action to prevent a naval offensive.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports from the coastal city of Al Khums. source