Pakistani community in Libya urged to avoid conflict areas.

Byline: Naveed Siddiqui

The Pakistani community in Libya has been urged to stay away from conflict areas as fighting continues in the country's capital, a press release from the Foreign Office said on Sunday.

Community members have also been asked by the Pakistani Embassy in Libya to "register themselves" for "further coordination", the statement added. In accordance with the "policy to ensure security and safety of its citizens", families of embassy's staff have been recalled to Pakistan, it said.

The Pakistani government is monitoring the situation in the country, the statement said.

Weeks of fighting in the suburbs of Libya's capital Tripoli have killed at least 264 people and injured over 1,200, according to the World Health Organization. So far at least 35,000 people have been displaced due to the fighting, United...

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