Authors: Rebecca Fenton
(TRIPOLI) -- Food, water and other necessities will arrive in Tripoli Sunday, Mahmoud Shammam of the National Transitional Council (NTC) confirmed.
BBC News reports that area food, water and medicine shortages are threatening lives, according to the United Nations.
Diesel is expected to arrive Sunday to restore electricity.
Humanitarian supplies are able to enter Libya at Ras Jidir where the pre-Gaddafi Libyan flag was hoisted late Friday, according to locals.
The main border crossing with Tunisia is now under rebel control.
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