“After the demonstrators persisted in riots, breaching the main door of the Serail in Tripoli and trying to enter from more than one side, throwing Molotov cocktails at the officers, burning and damaging a number of vehicles, we ask them to withdraw immediately and not enter the Serail for their safety, because we are forced to defend our centers by all legitimate means,” tweeted the ISF.
In another statement, the ISF said that nine of its members were injured due to hand grenades thrown by protesters, stressing that it was not just sound grenades or Molotov cocktails.
Not heeding the warning, protesters who resisted and ran towards the ISF throwing stones were shot down with a spray of live bullets resulting in several injuries. Their revolution square turned into a warzone.
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