Libya is heading into the summer out of pocket and without the means to keep the sweltering heat at the doorstep, as oil production slumps further and militias demolish the country’s electricity sector.

Rival militia groups clashed in the remote southern town of Sarir, catching the local power plant in the crossfire. The militias, reportedly on the government’s payroll, fired as many as 120 rockets on the facility, Libya’s Electricity Minister ‘Ali Muhammad Muhairiq said on 25 February. (CONTINUED - 1601 WORDS)