Tripoli's Abu Salim Hospital has been shut down because staff and patients can no longer access it, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday.

Patients have been evacuated to surrounding clinics and hospitals as the area's medical personnel struggle to navigate through a throng of violent fighting in Libya's capital, Dr Prinitha Pillay told the Mail & Guardian on Saturday.

More than 200 decomposing bodies were found at the hospital this week. Read full article.