Italian coastguard officials have said that more than 4,200 migrants have been rescued from vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, as the migrant crisis in the area continues to increase.
Warplanes from Libya’s government army have attacked an oil tanker that was docked outside the port city of Sirte, injuring at least three people.
At least 10 people were killed when two rival governments clashed with Islamist fighters in two cities across Libya.
At least one person has been killed, and a further seven are also injured, in a suicide bombing in the eastern Libyan city of Qubbah, a security official has said.
Eight people, seven of which were reportedly children, were killed in a rocket strike on a residential building in the Libyan city of Benghazi.
Italian coastguard officials have reportedly rescued 3,600 migrants within two days, despite conditions on the Mediterranean Sea seen as perfect for crossing.
One crew member aboard a Turkish cargo ship has been killed when the Libyan military shelled the vessel, after it was reportedly warned not to approach.
Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saadi, has appeared in a Libyan court over murder charges, having previously fled abroad following the 2011 revolution.
Two people have been killed in a rocket attack on a residential building in the Libyan city of Benghazi, medics have said.
Libyan coast guard officials have detained as many as 600 illegal African migrants, including pregnant women and 18 children, who had tried to sail to Europe.