News Alerts

02 Oct 2020 | 11:58 PM UTC

Libya: Demonstration closes Ras Ajdir border October 1

Libya News Alert

A demonstration at the Tunisia-Libya border in Ras Ajdir closes the crossing on October 1; further unrest possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/3/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/5/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tripoli). COUNTRY/REGION Ras Ajdir border crossing

Event

A demonstration on the Tunisian side of the Ras Ajdir border crossing between Libya and Tunisia on Thursday, October 1, led to the border crossing being closed. The demonstrations were reportedly over the restrictions put in place at the crossing due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Trucks were left stranded by the closure and it is not clear as of Friday, October 2, if the border crossing has reopened.

Further unrest at the border is possible in the near term and could result in associated disruptions to the crossing.

Advice

Those in the area are to monitor the situation, confirm the status of the border before attempting to cross, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news