After the violence in Libya External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj asked Indian nationals to leave immediately from Libya.
Over 200 Indians were killed in Tripoli in last weeks Sushma Swaraj tweets, “Even after massive evacuation from Libya and the travel ban, there are over 500 Indian nationals in Tripoli. The situation in Tripoli is deteriorating fast. Presently flights are operational.
“Please ask your relatives and friends to leave Tripoli immediately. We will not be able to evacuate them later,” she tweeted.
Pls ask your relatives and friends to leave Tripoli immediately. We will not be able to evacuate them later. /2 Pls RT
— Chowkidar Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) April 19, 2019
“The Embassy will extend all possible assistance,” Raveesh Kumar, MEA spokesperson tweeted.
Update on Security Situation in Libya
Indian citizens are advised to observe extreme caution. Embassy will extend all possible assistance. Embassy Helpline: 00218 924201771 pic.twitter.com/HgMhJGvxyS
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) April 18, 2019
The situation in Libya is becoming worse due to the clash between Libyan government and the rebel forces. The government of Libya had issued an arrest warrant against general Khalifa Haftar, commander of Libyan National Army for conducting air attacks. At least 205 people have been killed and 930 wounded in the attacks.