Medical Supplies Factory Closed in Benghazi


The Abara Factory, a medical supplies factory that manufactured surgical masks in the Bouatni district of Benghazi, was closed down after an inspection of the facility by authorities deemed the factory’s operations illegal.

According to the authorities, the factory lacked a license to operate and was disregarding the necessary medical standards to produce medical-grade masks. As a result, it was ordered to immediately cease production. The owner of the factory and its employees were subsequently arrested by the local police force.