Abu Salim (Tripoli district)

Abu Salim is a district of Tripoli located in the south of the city. Located in the district is the Abu Salim prison.

It became a focal point of fighting during the Battle of Tripoli, as loyalists concentrated inside the area as over 1,000 rebels crowded around the Abu Salim district by 25 August.

Coordinates: 32°50′55″N 13°10′16″E / 32.84861°N 13.17111°E / 32.84861; 13.17111